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A summary of recent evidence suggests: In children with initial low calcium intake, an increase in milk/dairy intake is associated with an increase in bone density. In adults, milk/dairy consumption is not or only weakly associated with lower risk of bone fractures. Basic explanation: 90% of peak bone mineral density (the amount of calcium and phosphorus ...


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The claims that clapping (percussion of the chest) as an effective method to remove mucus: in children with acute respiratory diseases and in adults with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (bronchitis, emphysema) are not supported by quality evidence. in individuals with cystic fibrosis are supported by consistent evidence. Children with acute ...


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