At The Moment, Vitamin D May Fight Cancer

Published: Nov 02, 2007

TORONTO (Reuters) -- As winter gets closer, the days get shorter -- and along with a shortage of light, many North Americans may also find themselves short of vitamin D, a potential cancer fighter. A study released this week showed a connection between the sunshine vitamin, so-called because sunlight is our main source, and cancer prevention. It's the latest indication that people deficient in the vitamin may be at higher risk for a variety of health problems, including cancer.

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