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Kids may need more Vitamin D

June 2, 2008 12:00:00 AM PDT
Are young children getting enough Vitamin D? According to experts kids are not getting enough and it could harm how their bones develop.Researchers in Boston say many young kids, infants and toddlers have inadequate levels of Vitamin D.

Those low levels can lead to bone loss even deformity. But experts disagree on how kids should be treated.

Some believe all children should receive vitamin supplements, others suggest parents ask pediatricians to do blood tests so they can check Vitamin D levels.

 

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