Do mammograms prevent breast cancer?

No! Source: CDC, US cancer statistics (choose United States, Female Breast) Breast cancer awareness month was started in 1985 with a goal of promoting mammography as the best weapon against breast cancer. Since that...

Health and Vitality at 62

Tell us a little about yourself. My name is Alison Lee. I live in the forested mountains of Western North Carolina. How did you hear about GrassrootsHealth & vitamin D? For years, I have...

Three Steps to Decreasing Your Breast Cancer Risk

GrassrootsHealth promotes health change through research. There are many research articles which conclude that vitamin D levels above 60 ng/ml (150 nmol/L) may significantly reduce your chance of getting breast cancer. Read about some...

Let’s Level the Playing Field with Vitamin D

Racial Disparity There is a branch of the National Institutes of Health, the medical research agency of the United States, called the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) whose charter is...

The Summer of 1974

Or… How I Found My Life’s Mission By Cedric Garland, Dr. P.H., F.A.C.E. In the summer of 1974, my brother Frank and I found ourselves in a steaming hot lecture room at Johns Hopkins...

Vitamin D Hacking Using Science

Why is vitamin D important? GrassroosHealth summarized many different research papers into one chart in order to explain why vitamin D levels are critical to disease prevention: What? How do I read this? GrassrootsHealth...