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Pale People May Need Vitamin D Supplements, Cancer Research UK Cambridge Research Institute Study


10/4/2011 11:18:23 AM

Researchers at the University of Leeds, funded by Cancer Research UK, suggest that people with very pale skin may be unable to spend enough time in the sun to make the amount of vitamin D the body needs -- while also avoiding sunburn. The study, published in Cancer Causes and Control, suggested that melanoma patients may need vitamin D supplements as well.

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