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Does Vitamin D Help Prevent COVID-19?

We know the benefits of a daily dose of vitamin D, but could this vitamin also help prevent COVID-19? Recently, both the National Institutes of Health and the World Health Organization released findings on the possible link between vitamin D and this deadly respiratory disease. One study found that people with vitamin D deficiencies were more likely to test positive for the coronavirus. Other research has pointed to an increase in respiratory failure in people who had COVID-19 in addition to a vitamin D deficiency. While the data is not conclusive and more study is needed, a link between Vitamin
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September Is Healthy Aging Month

Everyone is constantly searching for the next age-defying secret. Businesses spend billions of ad dollars each year catering to millennials and technology is quickly becoming known as a tool of the younger generation. How are we reaching the growing demographic of seniors among us and in our communities? To combat this growing trend and increase awareness about the benefits of aging, Carolyn Worthington – founder of Healthy Aging Magazine – deemed September is Healthy Aging Month. The goal of September being Healthy Aging Month is to help seniors find practical ways to improve their lives mentally, physically, socially and financially.
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