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Osteoporosis

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  • Joan and Melissa Rivers

    Joan and Melissa Rivers
    Joan Rivers is a force of nature and one of the hardest-working celebrities in the world. An entertainment legend of unparalleled accomplishment and talent, she’s an internationally renowned comedienne, Emmy-winning television talk show host, Tony-...
  • Jayson and Mira Calton - Naked Calories

    Jayson and Mira Calton - Naked Calories
    To learn  more about the caltons and read excerpts ftom their book NAKED CALORIES go to  www.CaltonNutrition.com Jayson B. Calton, Ph.D., FAAIM, DCCN, CMS, CISSN, BCIH, ROHP, A.M.P is a Fellow of the American Association of Integrative Medicine, a...
  • Female Lawyers for Female Cases

    The law aims to protect men and women equally. Yet some types of cases nearly beg for female representation-and don't get it. That's why Karen Barth Menzies, partner at Robinson Calcagnie Robinson Shapiro & Davis, has devoted her career to taking on the...
  • FDA Considering New Rules Over Osteoporosis Drugs

    FDA Considering New Rules Over Osteoporosis Drugs
    Millions of Americans, mostly women, take drugs for osteoporosis, or brittle bones. But the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is set to consider whether patients need to start taking a break from those drugs. While there is little question that...
  • Drinking alcohol may benefit women's bone health

    Drinking alcohol may benefit women's bone health
    Now this is the kind of research we like hearing about. Drink up because it’s good for your bones. But sorry guys, this one's just for the ladies. A study published in the journal Menopause says moderate doses of alcohol keeps women`s bones...
  • He As She: Harmful Heroin Chic Slinks Back Into Fashion

    He As She: Harmful Heroin Chic Slinks Back Into Fashion
    As the weather has gotten warmer, take a minute and look around town. Do you see a trend of baggy clothes and emaciated limbs — a waifish, androgynous, broken-doll sort of look? We all know someone like this. Think of a young Kate Moss. They call...
  • Local biotech sold for $3.7B

    Local biotech sold for $3.7B
    SAN DIEGO -- The San Diego-based biotech firm Gen-Probe announced Monday it has agreed to a $3.7 billion buyout by Hologic Inc., a Bedford, Mass., maker of medical devices. Gen-Probe, with 1,400 employees, produces molecular diagnostic products,...
  • Find out which osteoporosis drug is the safest

    Q: Which osteoporosis drug is the safest? I have been told to take Evista, but am hesitant because of the risk of stroke. A: There are a number of drugs available to treat or prevent osteoporosis. There is no single best (or safest) drug. The choice...
  • Putting Yourself First is Vital

    Putting Yourself First is Vital
    Women who fret about their children's doctor appointments and their husband's aches and pains often put their own health last. Not a good idea. Even if you have trouble taking time for yourself, remember the safety instructions you get when you board...
  • No connection between caffeine, heart rhythm

    No connection between caffeine, heart rhythm
    Q Ten years ago, I experienced atrial fibrillation three times in one month. It never recurred until recently. My wife has suggested that I should refrain from eating or drinking anything that contains caffeine. I dislike coffee, but I do enjoy...
  • Bisphosphonates effective In fighting osteoporosis

    Q: For many years, I took Aciphex and then learned it may have been a factor in giving me osteoporosis. I do not want to take bisphosphonates for mild osteoporosis. My naturopathic healer suggests calcium aspartate, along with a high dose of vitamin D and...
  • Gluten allergy a growing problem

    Gluten allergy a growing problem
    A Minnesota study using frozen blood samples taken from Air Force recruits 50 years ago has found that intolerance to wheat gluten, a debilitating digestive condition, is four times more common today than it was in the 1950s. The findings contradict...