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Vitamin D/Calcium May Halve The Risk Of Melanoma In Women!

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Vitamin D and Calcium Good Against Melanoma

A new study is suggesting that some women who are at major risk of the worst kind of skin cancer (melanoma) could possibly be cutting that risk in half just by taking a vitamin d/calcium supplement!

"It looks like there is some promising evidence for vitamin D and calcium for prevention of melanoma in a high-risk group," said lead researcher Dr. Jean Tang, an assistant professor of dermatology at Stanford University School of Medicine.

If you've had previous non-melanoma forms of skin cancer, like basal cell or squamous cell, you're some of the women most at risk for getting melanoma. Not only should you keep getting checked out if abnormal skin growths show up, but it sounds like a regiment of vitamin d/calcium supplements couldn't hurt either!

This really is a simple way to potentially lower risk — there's no reason not to!

Stay healthy, everyone!

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