chronic disease

From 1986 to the present, the CDC has monitored pregnancy-related deaths. Surveillance data show a steadily increasing number of reported pregnancy related deaths up to 2012. The increase on its own may not turn heads, but in a global context, it depicts a slowly growing problem when compared to figures across other developed countries. And even more worrisome, experts have been unable to clearly identify the overall cause for the increase.
Vitamin D, long known to prevent rickets the softening and weakening of bones in children and widely added to milk for that purpose, has been touted in many venues as the latest miracle vitamin.