Weill Cornell Medical College Women's Nutrition Connection

Volume 20   •   Number 7   •   July 2017


Calcium Is Key for Bone, Muscle, and Nerve Health

Americans, especially postmenopausal women, are encouraged to get enough calcium to build and maintain healthy bones, but some research suggests that too much calcium could compromise heart health by increasing calcification in coronary arteries. However, no one argues the importance of calcium: Muscles, nerves, veins, arteries, enzymes, and hormones all depend on calcium to function…


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Editor-in-Chief
Orli R. Etingin, MD
Director, Iris Cantor Womenu2019s Health Center; Vice Chairman,
Department of Medicine;
Professor of Clinical Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College

Group Director
Diane Muhlfeld
Executive Editor
Dawn Bialy
Associate Editors
Kate Brophy
Jay Roland
Contributors
Marsha McCulloch, RD
Marilynn Larkin
Editorial Support
Weill Cornell Public Affairs
Editorial Advisory Board

Cardiology
Erica Jones, M.D.

Gastroenterology
Christine L.u2008Frissora, M.D.
Ellen Scherl, M.D.

Gynecology
Margaret Polaneczky, M.D.

Internal Medicine
Shari Midoneck, M.D.

Nutrition
Louis Aronne, M.D.
Tanya Freirich, R.D.

Oncology
Anne Moore, M.D.
Linda Vahdat, M.D.

Physiatry
Elisabeth Lachmann, M.D.

Physical Therapy
Polly deMille, R.N.

Rheumatology
Lisa Sammaritano, M.D.

Sports Medicine
Lisa Callahan, M.D.
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