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2006-08-07 11:05:00

By Karla Gale NEW YORK -- Breastfed babies living in northern latitudes often lack healthy levels of vitamin D, and may even be severely deficient, results of a new study suggest. "In northern latitudes, such as that in Iowa (41 degrees North), sunshine is too diminished in the winter for the infants to generate enough vitamin D on their own," lead author Dr. Ekhard E. Ziegler told Reuters Health. Ziegler, from the University of Iowa in Iowa City, and his team analyzed blood samples from...