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Dr. Richard O’Neill’s Check-Up From The Neck-Up: New research on calcium supplements

Friday, April 19th, 2013

Richard O'Neill, PhDDr. Richard O’Neill reminds us to check with our own health provider before responding to research studies, like a recent one suggesting long-term calcium supplements do not reduce fracture risk and may increase risk of death.
Read the study: Long term calcium intake and rates of all cause and cardiovascular mortality: community based prospective longitudinal cohort study
US Prevention Task Force: Vitamin D and Calcium Supplementation to Prevent Fractures

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