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Building and keeping strong bones: Exercise, calcium, and vitamin D  
Abstract:  This handout explains how to build and keep strong bones. It describes why exercise, calcium, and vitamin D are important, and includes information about food sources and supplements.
Author: Women's Health Care Center
Publisher/Date/Rev:  University of Washington Medical Center, 2002, July 1, 2013
UWMC Availability:  Women's Health Care Center
General Topics:  Musculoskeletal Disorders
Specific Subject(s):  Vitamins; Exercise; Calcium (Dietary); Bones
Language(s):  Chinese; English; Spanish; Vietnamese
Audience:  Women; Patient
Format: Brochure
Reading Level: Moderate
Cost: Unknown
Web Site Location:

Health Online Citation #2977

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