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2011-11-04 21:17:46

Light-skinned people who avoid the sun are twice as likely to suffer from vitamin D deficiency as those who do not.

2011-09-20 12:45:16

African-American men living in areas with low sunlight are up to 3 ½ times more likely to have Vitamin D deficiency than Caucasian men and should take high levels of Vitamin D supplements.

2011-08-11 22:04:52

Pregnant women taking prenatal supplements may not be getting enough vitamin D.

2011-07-28 08:00:00

ATLANTA, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Data presented this week at the American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) meeting showed that many people have low vitamin D levels and that testing individuals at risk may be beneficial.

2011-06-07 00:00:33

The Ontario Society of Physicians for Complementary Medicine and the Section of Complementary and Integrative Medicine of the Ontario Medical Association have become the first public health organizations to officially endorse and pledge their support for the GrassrootsHealth Scientists’ Call to D*action. (PRWEB) June 06, 2011 The Ontario Society of Physicians for Complementary Medicine and the Section of Complementary and Integrative Medicine of the Ontario Medical Association have...

2011-06-07 00:00:31

The Endocrine Society released new clinical practice guidelines calling for vitamin D concentrations of 30-60 ng/ml (75-150 nmol/L), closely approaching the recommendation of 40-60 ng/ml of the GrassrootsHealth’ consortium of vitamin D experts. Boston, MA (PRWEB) June 06, 2011 The Endocrine Society released new clinical practice guidelines calling for vitamin D concentrations of 30-60 ng/ml (75-150 nmol/L), closely approaching the recommendation of 40-60 ng/ml of the...

2011-06-06 19:49:16

Today, The Endocrine Society released "Evaluation, Treatment, and Prevention of Vitamin D Deficiency: An Endocrine Society Clinical Practice Guideline."

2011-04-01 00:02:57

An international consortium of vitamin D experts published a new call to action to address the worldwide vitamin D deficiency in the latest journal of Public Health Nutrition due to their observations that the recent IOM (Institute of Medicine) report was ‘deficient’. Encinitas, CA (PRWEB) March 31, 2011 An international consortium of vitamin D experts published a new call to action to address the worldwide vitamin D deficiency in the latest journal of Public Health Nutrition...


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inwit
  • Inward knowledge; understanding; conscience.
The word 'inwit' comes from Middle English inwit ("mind, reason, intellect, understanding; soul, spirit; feeling; the collection of inner faculties; one of five inner faculties; one of the outer bodily senses.; inward awareness of right or wrong, conscience"), from Old English *inwitt, inġewitnes ("consciousness, conscience, knowledge, knowing"), equivalent to in- +‎ wit. (Wiktionary)
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