| Nov 19, 2009
Osteoporosis is a disease, more common in women, that causes bones to become fragile and more susceptible to breaking.
The disease can have serious effects on women's health and quality of life. Some women - most commonly those who don't have good access...
| Dec 9, 2009
In last week's column, I talked about how much I like weight lifting, as an athlete and as a physician. The more scientists study weight-bearing activity, the more value they find in it, not only in building our bones but also in boosting our metabolism...
| Jan 14, 2008
The adage "what doesn't kill you makes you stronger" doesn't always apply to distance runners.
Promising running careers can be interrupted or cut short -- and training goals derailed -- by overuse injuries known as stress fractures. Repeated pounding...