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Researcher Story: Skin

Nina Jablonski Distinguished Professor of Anthropology, Penn State University, discusses how human lifestyle decisions impact the health of our skin and our skin’s ability to mediate our health overall. The skin is the major interface between our internal and external environments, especially in connection with our need for Vitamin D, which is critical to our body’s ability to absorb calcium and maintain a healthy skeleton.

This page last reviewed on October 18, 2012

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