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You'll love a ... Yelapa!

...splotchy, peeling mess by our last day, but happy. Perhaps the extra risk heightened our sense of joy. Perhaps it was a vitamin D high; a melatonin euphoria. But for a brief moment on our last day, we considered ditching all our Juneau obligations...
Slack Tide: Alaska vs. Lower 48

...different since relocating to the 49th state - according to recent bloodwork, I'm not even vitamin D-deficient, although I do suffer from vitamin D deficiency-deficiency - you can't fight the inevitable (the best you can do is ignore it...
Slack Tide: You know you live in Juneau when...

...Baiter."You brush your teeth with Devil's Club.You can, and do, check two items of luggage for free.You're so vitamin D deficient you've contemplated mainlining fish oil. You know you've got a very real chance of dying if you fall in...
Empire Editorial: Hey Juneau, get your daily dose of 'D' the dumps. Instead, take that vitamin D. Jane Roodenburg, a family nurse...research is connecting a deficiency in vitamin D, a fat soluble vitamin that works...Roodenburg said. Of course, vitamin D is naturally found in certain foods...
Photo: Vitamin D? Yes, please

Stephanie Clayton and Pablo Aranda, of Salt Lake City, enjoy Wednesday's sunny weather while waiting for a plane to Skagway at the Juneau International Airport.
50 random thoughts on a sunny Sunday morning

...goes, nothing beats Liquid Plumr Foaming Pipe Snake.22. Direct exposure to sunlight causes the human body to produce vitamin D; it also causes the human body to ingest "vitamin R." By the half-rack.23. Wait, does worrying about being neurotic...
Alaskans' vitamin D production slows with the season

...effects of long dark winters on the vitamin D and calcium levels of Fairbanks residents...obvious vitamin to study in Alaska is vitamin D, because of the low light in winter...diets, she charted their levels of vitamin D, which our skin magically produces...
Photo: Soaking in the sun

Bus drivers Carson Brockbank, left, and Roy Howard gather a little Vitamin D as they wait for passengers visiting the Mendenhall Glacier Visitors Center on Thursday. They work for HAP Alaska, a collaborative...
Wondering about the real stars

...light years just to intrigue the human mind? Until recent times we never knew that exposure to natural sunlight produced vitamin D which helps alleviate depression. If we can accept that daylight affects our psychological well being, can't we wonder...
Price part II: Findings still resonate today

...diets at that time! This point should be especially salient today when deficiencies in some fat soluble vitamins like Vitamin D seem to have reached epidemic proportions. Second, healthy native people ate whole foods. When they ate grains, they...


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