Affordability and accessibility are significant challenges when it comes to healthcare in the United States and around the world. The cost of care continues to rise year after year, and inflation is putting a severe strain on people's finances, causing them to delay or skip medical treatment due to fear of being unable to afford it. This is a serious concern, especially when millions of people have health insurance but can't afford their deductibles or out-of-pocket expenses.
We all enjoy so many aspects of winter, like cozy nights in with our heated blankets and online shopping as much as possible. One thing we may not be doing as much during the winter is enjoying time outside in the sunshine. Not only does the sun make us feel good, but it's also responsible for about 90% of our body's Vitamin D. So what happens to our Vitamin D levels during the winter? How much should we be getting? How do we know if we're getting enough of this so-called "sunshine vitamin"?