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NZ children found to have rickets

Source: Radio NZ
Date: 30 June 2015
Author: Unknown

A disease associated with Victorian times has been found in nearly 60 New Zealand children.

Rickets is caused by a Vitamin D deficiency and is a serious bone-growth disorder that can lead to skeletal deformity and seizures. 420 more words

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Canada: Rickets on the rise for aboriginal children in the North

Doctor says public health’s efforts to stop resurgence ‘abysmal failure’

By CBC News

Rates of rickets continue to rise among aboriginal children in the North, a trend that has researchers increasingly concerned. 265 more words

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