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Asthma attacks cut in half by vitamin D supplements, study finds

(Natural News) A study has found a better option for treating or lowering the risk of asthma, as reported by The Daily Mail. Aside from strengthening the bones and muscles, vitamin D supplements can also lessen the risk of respiratory problems, such as severe asthma by 50 percent, according to the new study. “Vitamin D...
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