Research: Vitamin D plays an important role in immune health

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(BPT) – Vitamin D is known for helping with bone health, but its benefits extend beyond that. Due to its positive effects on the respiratory and immune systems, more than 100 clinical trials have been conducted since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic to look for links between vitamin D and COVID-19. Higher blood levels…

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Your DNA could unlock doors to better health


(BPT) – Did you know that all human beings are 99.9% identical in their genetic makeup? The remaining 0.1% of your DNA can tell an important story — like why your hair is curly or straight, whether you love or hate the taste of cilantro, and your genetic ancestry and origins. Most importantly, your DNA…

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How adults can help the children in their lives become more resilient

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(BPT) – While the past two years have been tough on everyone, they’ve been especially hard for children living with challenging family circumstances or in communities hit hardest by health and economic difficulties. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and the Children’s Hospital Association recently declared children’s mental…

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