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Journal of Environmental and Public Health
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 619381, 9 pages
Review Article

Solar Radiation and Vitamin D: Mitigating Environmental Factors in Autoimmune Disease

Department of Family Medicine, University of Alberta, Suite No. 301, 9509-156 Street, Edmonton, AB, Canada T6G 2M7

Received 3 July 2011; Revised 29 November 2011; Accepted 13 December 2011

Academic Editor: Robin Bernhoft

Copyright © 2012 Gerry K. Schwalfenberg. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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