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    Protecting Your Bones



    The bone-thinning condition called osteoporosis can lead to small and not-so-small fractures. Although many people think of calcium in the diet as good protection for their bones, this is not at all the whole story. In fact, in a 12-year Harvard study of 78,000 women, those who got the most calcium from dairy products actually broke more bones than women who rarely drank milk.
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    Contact Person: Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine
    Website: http://www.strongbones.org/
       


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