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Higher vitamin D may help prevent breast cancer

Updated: June 01, 2006

It's probably time to revise official advice about how much is enough.

We've known for a long time that vitamin D is crucial to bone health. Research is now showing that it's active in many other tissues and may offer some protection against a range of diseases, including certain cancers. To get this benefit, though, we likely need more than the current recommended amounts.

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