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Vitamin D testing not recommended for most people

Posted November 26, 2014, 11:02 am Julie Corliss, Executive Editor, Harvard Heart Letter Over the past decade, a barrage of reports linking low vitamin D levels to cancer, heart disease, diabetes, and a host of other ills led many doctors to routinely test vitamin D levels in their healthy patients. But there is no good reason to do that, according to a new recommendation from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) published…

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