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7 Out Of 10 American Children Low In Vitamin D

7 Out Of 10 American Children Low In Vitamin D

New research suggests that 7 out of 10 children in the US have low levels of vitamin, nudging millions of them toward higher risk of bone disease, high blood pressure and other risk factors for heart disease.

The study was led by Dr Michal L. Melamed, assistant professor of medicine and of epidemiology and population health at Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Yeshiva University, Bronx, New York, and is published in the 3 August online issue of Pediatrics.

Melamed, who has written a lot of scientific papers on the importance of vitamin D, told the media that:

“Several small studies had found a high prevalence of vitamin D deficiency in specific populations, but no one had examined this issue nationwide.”

Cancer Hospitals in USA – Children’s Cancer Hospitals

Cancer Hospitals in USA - Children's Cancer Hospitals

Out of 162 children’s hospitals, the 30 ranked below scored the highest in Cancer.

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

At the No. 1 cancer center in America, the Children’s Cancer Hospital at M. D. Anderson is a special place for treating children, adolescents and young adults with cancer. What sets us apart is our expertise, research and family-centered care.

Children’s Hospital Boston

Children’s Hospital Boston is a 396-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care. As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, Children’s offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age.