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Vitamin D deficiency is common among young and old

George Altshuler | Special to the Jewish News | Posted: Wednesday, October 11, 2017 8:36 am

As a cardiologist and researcher at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Maryland, Dr. Erin Michos is busy — so she wakes up extra early to fit in her 5 a.m. jog.

Running is certainly good for her, but after a routine checkup, Michos discovered she had low vitamin D levels. Since she jogs before the sun comes out, she wasn’t absorbing the sunlight needed to create vitamin D.

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