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Laboratory Focus: Serum Vitamin D

March 8, 2020

Do you need to supplement with vitamin D?  Today I want to talk about a very simple blood test that often gets overlooked, but is an important tool when it comes to evaluating our Vitamin D status.  This test is known as Serum Vitamin D. 

The winter months are a dreary and dark time.  We are exposed to fewer hours of daylight during the winter months, and this results in less sun exposure.  Vitamin D is converted to it's active form in our blood when our skin is exposed to the sun's rays.  This active form of Vitamin D is important ...

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Linda Shih Linda Shih
March 8, 2020 March 8, 2020

Immune Health: 4 Tips To Help You Stay Ahead Of The Cold And Flu Season

February 14, 2020

Immune health is an important part of our well-being. I find the time between January and Spring to feel like the longest stretch of Winter. While I love getting outside, the cold usually has me wrapped up inside, usually in close quarters with others.  All this time spent indoors also brings with it an increased susceptibility for illness. Being cooped up inside, surrounded by a chorus of coughing and sneezing is never a good thing, especially when it comes to our health.

While the Corona virus has us all talking, and is important to keep in mind, this year’s seasonal flu ...

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Linda Shih Linda Shih
February 14, 2020 February 14, 2020

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