Bone Health

It’s Time To Bone Up: A Guide to Bone Health (July 1, 2015)

By Diane L. Schneider, MD As we age, bone loss is inevitable—but we cannot feel it or see it. You want to prevent the end result: breaking a bone. One in two women over the age of 50 will break a bone.... Continue Reading

The Truth about Bone Health (May 12, 2014)

What really matters when it comes to strong bones? By Mia James Healthy bones are a fundamental part of living and aging well. By keeping our bones strong, we decrease our chance of fractures and are able... Continue Reading

Understanding Joint Replacement (January 14, 2014)

Is a new joint the answer to your pain? By Laurie Wertich Kathi Dunn endured six years of chronic pain before deciding to undergo hip replacement surgery. The 68-year-old graphic designer from Hayward,... Continue Reading

Get Moving for Stronger Bones (September 17, 2012)

Exercise can help build bone density. By Jennifer Brown Bonniwell Carolyn Leake was diagnosed with osteoporosis when she was 53. Her bone-density tests showed that her bones were so weak and brittle that... Continue Reading

Bone Up on Bone Health (March 29, 2012)

Though many women are aware that bone health is an important health topic, many breast cancer patients are unaware of the connection between bone health and cancer. Board-certified oncologist Wayne Keiser,... Continue Reading

Prevention and Treatment of Bone Loss (March 14, 2009)

Bone loss is a silent condition. It has no symptoms and occurs slowly over the years. Many women have no idea that they’ve suffered bone loss until one day they trip, fall, and fracture a bone. The U.S.... Continue Reading

Bone-building recipes (March 13, 2009)

Italian Sardine Spread Sardines contain a whopping 372 milligrams of calcium in just 3 ounces, and they are also a great source of boron. The mayonnaise in this recipe provides vitamin B12, and the olive... Continue Reading

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