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Pediatricians Double Recommended Vitamin D Intake, Suggest Earlier Use

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

Executive Summary

The American Academy of Pediatrics doubles its recommendation for daily vitamin D intake by infants, children and adolescents to 400 IU and advises earlier supplementation with the vitamin

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