TITLE

EDITOR'S COMMENT

PUB. DATE
April 2013
SOURCE
Journal of Mid-life Health;Apr-Jun2013, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p135
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
The author comments on the reasons given in the journal for the high prevalence of Vitamin D deficiency in India.
ACCESSION #
89967254

 

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