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U.S. Task Force's Recommendations Stoke Debate over Calcium and Vitamin D Supplements

If you are healthy, living at home, and take calcium and vitamin D supplements to prevent broken bones or cancer, you may want to reconsider, according to the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF). The group's new draft recommendations , published online on June 12, add more fervor to the ongoing debate about the benefits and risks associated with these popular supplements. [More] ...

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Source: Scientific American - Monday, 2 July, 2012


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