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Tuesday, July 5, 2011
In this video, Michael Turner, MD, a physical medicine and rehabilitation physician at Mayo Clinic, discusses the correlation between inadequate vitamin D levels and the amount of narcotic medication taken by patients who have chronic pain.
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