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  Children's Laura Tosi, MD, Discusses Rickets in AP Report
November 8, 2013

In an Associated Press article that appeared on ABC News' website, Children's National orthopedic surgeon Dr. Laura Tosi said the rise in rickets, a severe deficiency in vitamin D, in some countries is "a product of our changed society." Tosi explained that children with rickets may "not have exposure to safe places to play and (who) stop drinking milk as soon as they're weaned." She also noted that complete recovery is possible, but in severe cases surgery is required.