Expert Video - How does calcium and vitamin D help build healthy bones?
Stanford University osteoporosis expert Dr. David Karpf discusses how much calcium the average woman should get each day, how to get enough from the food you eat, and when a supplement is appropriate. Dr. Risa Kagan and Dr. Karpf discuss the role of vitamin D in maintaining bone health and the importance of checking vitamin D levels when treating osteoporosis.
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