Health Tip: Need Extra Iron?

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(HealthDay News) -- Iron is an essential mineral that's usually found in a healthy, balanced diet. It helps the blood circulate oxygen throughout the body

Some people, including pregnant or menstruating women, need more iron than others and are at greater risk of not getting enough.

The U.S. National Institutes of Health says these people are at increased risk of iron deficiency:

-- Diana Kohnle

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