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Osteoporosis

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Top Osteoporosis Articles

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  • Is going gluten-free good for you?

    Is going gluten-free good for you?
    Henry Hunt said goodbye to gluten not because a doctor told him to, but because — like so many others — he decided he was better off without it. "I diagnosed myself," he says, "because I'm really in tune with my body." The Baltimore...
  • Researchers turn attention to breast cancer prevention

    Researchers turn attention to breast cancer prevention
    Cheryl Corbin's mother and grandmother had breast cancer, so an oncologist suggested she be tested for an inherited gene mutation linked to the disease. But when the results came in, she didn't show up to hear them. "I was afraid to hear the words,"...
  • Clarksville: Relay for Life set for June 8

    Come on out for the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life of Western Howard County at Western Regional Park June 8. Opening ceremonies begin at 6:30 p.m. Plan to stay at least through the impressive lighting of the luminaria honoring those who have...
  • Nor shortage of reasons for oral contraceptives

    Rush Limbaugh is an attention-hogging, obnoxious and ignorant loud mouth ("Rush to judgment on birth control," March 7). His crudeness sicken me. The controversies about oral contraceptives are passe. Yes, insurance companies have to make them available...
  • Letter: Laverne and Brent Debnam thank community for outpouring of support

    My son Brent, who is 22, is a quadriplegic living with cerebral palsy and osteoporosis. Brent and I wanted to let you know how thankful we are for the recent outpouring of love and support coming from our Laurel community. We are writing this letter to...
  • Merck osteoporosis drug passes trial, but side effects hover

    (Reuters) - Merck & Co said it will seek U.S. approval next year for its long-delayed experimental osteoporosis drug, odanacatib, after it proved effective in a late-stage trial but was associated with rare thigh-bone fractures seen with standard...
  • Staying in shape does great things for your health

    When many people decide to "get fit," they assume it involves rigorous activity. But you don't have to spend hours in a gym to be physically active. Playing outdoors with your child, swimming a lap, climbing a flight of stairs, walking to the store,...
  • EatingWell: Staying in shape does great things for your health

    When many people decide to "get fit," they assume it involves rigorous activity. But you don't have to spend hours in a gym to be physically active. Playing outdoors with your child, swimming a lap, climbing a flight of stairs, walking to the store,...
  • Allergy to skin of mango and latex often is severe

    Allergy to skin of mango and latex often is severe
    Q. Many years ago, while my dad was stationed in Hawaii, I climbed mango trees to pick mangoes for chutney. I got such a terrible reaction: My eyes were swollen shut, my hands were so swollen that I couldn't close them and I missed school for two weeks....
  • Pump up protein for good health as you age

    Say the word "protein" and it conjures up everything from Paleo and Atkins diets for weight loss to soy protein for heart health and whey protein for muscle building. At the other end of the protein spectrum are claims that too much can harm your kidneys,...
  • Moderation is key to staying healthy as a senior athlete

    Source: Cleveland Clinic whatdoctorsknow.com Aging affects multiple organ systems, from the heart and lungs to your bones and metabolism. Of all the changes, musculoskeletal issues have the most impact on the aging senior's sport. These include: 1....
  • Mayo Clinic Medical Edge: Treatment for bone disorders focuses on strengthening bones, slowing bone loss

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What's the difference between osteoporosis and osteopenia? Are they treated differently? ANSWER: Osteoporosis and osteopenia are related conditions connected to bone health. Osteopenia can be a precursor to osteoporosis, but that's...