World Prematurity Day is November 17

November 16, 2016 Preterm birth is the March of Dimes’ #1 issue… yet, we see no activity by them to address the easiest thing they could do to decrease its incidence — get mothers’...

Tomorrow is Vitamin D Day

November 1, 2016 Vitamin D day was created by the Vitamin D Society and is co-sponsored by both GrassrootsHealth and Vitamin D Council. The Vitamin D day web site has great beginner materials including...

Eradicate Breast Cancer

October 27, 2016 Age-adjusted breast cancer incidence rates have tripled in the USA since the mid-1930’s. Some of this increase may be due to detecting more cases by mammographic screening, but some is probably...

Vitamin D and Risk of Breast Cancer

October 12, 2016 At GrassrootsHealth, we consider October breast cancer PREVENTION month. What are you doing to prevent breast cancer – for yourself, your family, your friends, your community? How can we address PREVENTION?...

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

September 16, 2016 Did you know that fully one out of every seven men will get prostate cancer in their lifetime? (source: Prostate Cancer Foundation) This is much too high. I have a husband,...

Get Ready for Cold and Flu Season

September 7, 2016 This week are sharing your data with respect to cold and flu prevention. Does a higher vitamin D serum level decrease the likelihood of getting a cold or flu? In the...

Vitamin D and Breastfeeding

August 24, 2016 If you know that most women of childbearing age are vitamin D deficient, it starts to make sense that they wouldn’t have the vitamin D available to pass on in their...

#screennow

August 10, 2016 We are initiating a community screening campaign to build awareness, to take action. As we go around the country, we have many individuals who are now knowledgeable about their vitamin D,...

Robert Heaney – In Memorium

August 8, 2016 Dr. Robert Heaney left us on August 6, 2016. In this newsletter we have provided some information about his accomplishments for you to look at below. We’d truly love to have...