Middle Class children suffering rickets

Middle class children in the south of England are suffering from the ’17th century disease’ rickets as parents cover them in sunscreen and limit time outside in the sunshine, a leading doctor has warned.

The disease, caused by low levels of vitamin D generated in the body from sunshine and certain foods, had died out around 80 years ago but is now coming back.

More at http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/8128781/Middle-class-children-suffering-rickets.html


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