Vitamin D

A government panel has proposed new guidelines for vitamin D screenings. (Credit: CBS 2)

Dr. Max Gomez: Government Proposes New Guidelines For Vitamin D Screening

Many doctors still believe that screening and vitamin D supplements are important for good health.


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Report: Unauthorized Experiments Performed On Developmentally Disabled In New Jersey

Developmentally disabled patients in New Jersey were treated like lab rats, according a report.


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HealthWatch: Vitamin D Might Help Prevent Macular Degeneration

Macular degeneration is the leading cause of vision loss in Americans over the age of 60. A new study suggests Vitamin D could protect women from the vision-robbing illness, Dr. Max Gomez reports.


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HealthWatch: Vitamin D And Calcium

NEW YORK (CBS 2) — For the past several years, Vitamin D has been the “it” vitamin, with studies suggesting large doses could not only boost bone health, but may also prevent cancer, diabetes and […]


Patient Bailey Irwin blows into a spirometer to test his lung capacity and function. (credit: CBS 2)

HealthWatch: Vitamin D And Asthma

Areas in the northern hemisphere where millions of people are Vitamin D-deficient are the same areas where asthma is most common.