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You Need Vitamin D to Live. How Could This Woman Survive With None in Her Blood?

In 1992, a 33-year-old Lebanese woman had just immigrated to Canada and went to see a doctor. She was hunched over, and had limited mobility in her lower back, neck, shoulders and hips. Her doctor, Raymond Lewkonia at the University of Calgary, diagnosed her with ankylosing spondylitis, a medical condition that causes vertebrae in her… Read More »

This is Your Brain on March Madness

KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEVGetty Images Your team made it to the next round. What could make your brain happier? Well, sex and a national championship, perhaps. But not much else. Here’s what’s going on as you watch March Madness: After selection Sunday Devour all the who-made-it-in reports you can: “Just thinking about the game activates neurons that… Read More »