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11 May 2008

A 12-year Harvard study of nearly 78,000 women, found that women who drank milk three times a day actually broke or fractured more bones than women who drank little to no milk at all.

* SOURCE:
  Feskanich D, Willett WC, Stampfer MJ, Colditz GA. Milk, dietary calcium, and bone fractures in women: a 12-year prospective study. Am J Publ Health 1997;87:992-7.

  American Journal of Public Health - June 1997 Vol. 87, No. 6
  Full Journal Article (PDF)

  Abstract from PubMed.gov
  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9224182

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