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Thyroid medication warning

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There's a new warning for elderly women taking thyroid hormone medicine.

Researchers say excessive doses can lead to an increased risk of broken bones.

The British Medical Journal study looked at more than 210,000 patients who had at least one prescription.

More than 10% of those patients experienced at least one fracture.

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