| Feb 15, 2012
| 2:19 PM
Q: I am 55 and was diagnosed with osteoporosis last April. I just learned that I am deficient in vitamin D.
I have felt fatigued and mentally foggy as long as I can remember. Could I have been vitamin D deficient for years and, as a result, developed...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 3:49 PM
Some days it's all you can do to not eat the whole chocolate cake, covered with chocolate ice cream and slathered with chocolate syrup.
I had my annual visit to my doctor so she could write me an order to get my annual mammogram. She said the bone...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 5:35 AM
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-...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 12:41 PM
It might be a caffeine headache, but it might be an aneurysm. Great. Now, at the very least, it's a stress headache.
We asked the experts to tell us five signs that your body is telling you something. And why you should do something about it. (Namely,...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 11:54 AM
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...
| Apr 25, 2012
As we celebrated Earth Day on Sunday, I was reminded of this Native American proverb: “We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children.”
Salem students celebrate Earth Day
Students at Salem Avenue...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 2:17 PM
Osteoporosis is a disease that causes bones to become weak or even brittle.
Anyone can develop osteoporosis; however, women are five times more likely — especially those who go through menopause before the age of 45 — to develop...
| Jan 11, 2010
Elderly white women with painfully bent backs have long been the symbol of osteoporosis, the brittle bone disease that can cause devastating fractures. But now researchers are warning another group is at much higher risk for the condition than...
| Sep 28, 2009
Osteoporosis ("porous bones") is a silent condition in which bones become less dense and more likely to fracture. It's a major health threat for an estimated 10 million Americans with the disease and 34 million Americans with low bone mass.
| Feb 27, 2009
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...
| Jan 28, 2009
| 2:29 PM
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...
| Nov 5, 2009
What do you need to know to keep your bones healthy and strong? Here are some answers to questions you might be asking yourself:
What's So Dangerous About Thinning Bones?
Having osteoporosis - a disease in which bones become fragile - greatly...