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High-dose vitamin C linked to kidney stones in men

Posted February 05, 2013, 9:23 am Patrick J. Skerrett, Former Executive Editor, Harvard Health Publications File this under “if a little bit is good, a lot isn’t necessarily better:” taking high-dose vitamin C appears to double a man’s risk of developing painful kidney stones. In an article published yesterday in JAMA Internal Medicine, Swedish researchers detail a connection between kidney stone formation and use of vitamin C supplements among more than 23,000 Swedish…

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