It’s Vitamin D Season!

Here’s what you need to know to enjoy the summer months, get the Vitamin D your body needs, and stay safe in the sun. Here Comes the Sun Vitamin D is arguably the easiest vitamin to take. Your body produces Vitamin D by itself, with a little help from the sun’s ultraviolet B (UVB) rays. Since the body can store …

The Link Between Obesity and Kidney Stones

Most people are very familiar with uric acid stones (a type of kidney stone) and know firsthand the pain that comes when such a stone causes a blockage. Some people who develop kidney stones go on to have more episodes of kidney problems. Significant research shows that there is a definitive link between obesity and kidney stones. In the US, …