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Vitamin D overdose: What happens if you get too much of the nutrient? Signs and symptoms

Vitamin D helps regulate the amount of calcium and phosphate in the body, bringing a number of health benefits such as keeping bones, teeth and muscles healthy. Most people get enough from being exposed to direct sunlight. But some people need to top up the vitamin via supplements. Overloading the body with vitamin D supplements… Read More »

Legalizing medical marijuana doesn’t curb opioid overdose deaths, study says

A patient enters a new Knox medical marijuana dispensary on April 16, 2019 in Casselberry, Florida. Paul Hennessy | NurPhoto | Getty Images More Americans are turning to marijuana to treat health issues, but if you think legalizing medical weed will shrink the number of opioid-related deaths in the United States, think again. Lawmakers and… Read More »