Should You Take Calcium Pills?

Many of us have been told to increase our calcium intake by taking a daily pill to prevent osteoporosis.  We may want to think twice about that daily routine and instead eat your dark green leafy vegetables. Reprinted with his permission by Dr. Gabe Mirkin of

Dear Dr. Mirkin: Should I take calcium pills?

Taking calcium pills both with and without vitamin D is associated with a 15 percent …