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Vitamin D And Calcium Controversy

There's a controversy brewing over your bones.

Earlier this year, the United States Preventive Services Task Force recommended that postmenopausal women refrain from taking supplemental calcium and vitamin D, saying little evidence exists that these supplements prevent fractures in healthy women.

The media has been all over the announcement, urging women to empty their medicine cabinets for the sake of their wallets and their health.

"The recent media coverage on the topic of calcium and vitamin D has created a tremendous amount of confusion among not only you, but your health care providers, too," says Diane L. Schneider, MD, MSc, author of The Complete Book…

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