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Friday, August 30, 2013

Vitamin D and Calcium Recommendations: Making Sense of the Hype and the Reality

In February of this year, the U.S. Preventative Task Force issued a statement that the current research on Vitamin D and Calcium supplementation in older women was insufficient as to its health benefits and consequently recommended against daily use for non-institutionalized postmenopausal women.  This statement caused a lot of confusion and in the current issue of Annals of Long Term Care, the journal spoke with Dr. Eric G. Tangalos of the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, to clear up any misconceptions.

To read the question and answer article, please visit 

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