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  • n  childhood disease caused by deficiency of vitamin D and sunlight associated with impaired metabolism of calcium and phosphorus

  • Every child can be given all the vitamin D it needs in one big dose at the beginning of each winter, and rickets can be conquered once for all.
  • But Zipitis says children who had rickets, a bone disorder caused by extreme vitamin D deficiency, "were at a much higher risk of developing type 1 diabetes I think about three .
  • Their occupational diseases are rickets, pellagra, dysentery, typhoid, pneumonia, starvation, sullen hatred exploding periodically in bloody strikes.

  • Jay Nixon in Bizjournals.com
    These companies are able to employ inappropriate means, using sophisticated software, to hoard all the rickets to high-demand events and turn around and sell them at grossly inflated prices,Nixon said in a statement. "It's a blatant...
  • Sylvester Stallone in Scotsman
    My childhood was terrible. I was not an attractive child,says Stallone. "I was sickly and had rickets and my personality was abhorrent to other children, so when growing up I enjoyed my own company and did a lot of fantasising."

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