Vitamin D

January 26, 2015: Are you confused by conflicting studies about what vitamins and supplements to take?  From improving your memory and preventing heart attacks to strengthening the immune system and reducing cancer risks, the promises can be big.  But do these supplements live up to the hype?  And when can they actually cause harm?

A panel of local doctors will help make sense of vitamins and supplements, leaving you more informed to decide what - if anything - you should be taking.

Guests:  

This weekend marks the Arab Film Festival in the San Francisco Bay Area, with 40 films showing this year from all over the Arab world.

The Palestinian short film Private Sun deals with the ironic reality of being Vitamin D deficient in a sun-drenched country like Palestine. It’s increasingly a problem among the country’s women, many of whom cover their bodies in public.