Study Links Calcium Supplements to Heart Attacks

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Several studies have linked taking calcium supplements to a higher risk of heart attacks. The most recent study found people who got their calcium just from supplements were more than twice as likely to have a heart attack as those who didn't take the supplements.

So should you continue taking them? FOX 4 Medical Reporter Meryl Lin McKean talked with Heather Pace of the UMKC Drug Information Center.

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