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February 26, 2013

Gov’t panel: Calcium, vitamin D pills don’t prevent fractures in otherwise healthy older women

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty (@loganlafferty)

The main caution: These recommendations aren’t for people at high risk of weak bones, including older adults who have previously broken a bone and are at risk for doing so again, said Dr. Sundeep Khosla of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research. Those people should consult a doctor, said Khosla, a bone specialist […]

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