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Science Talk: Millions of U.S. Children Low in Vitamin D

August 3, 2009 — Seven out of ten U.S. children have low levels of vitamin D, raising their risk of bone and heart disease, according to a study of over 6,000 children by researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. The striking findings suggest that vitamin D deficiency could place millions of children at risk for high blood pressure and other risk factors for heart disease. See accompanying release (August 03, 2009)
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