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Osteoporosis

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  • FDA imposes rules for 'gluten-free' labeling

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has announced new regulations for the labeling of "gluten-free" foods, saying standardization is necessary to protect consumers with celiac disease. The new federal regulation requires that all foods labeled...
  • What doctors know: Profession treatment key to controlling eating disorders

    Source: National Eating Disorders Association http://www.whatdoctorsknow.com Eating disorders are real, complex and devastating conditions that can have serious consequences for a patient's health, productivity and relationships - and even kill. In the...
  • Meet our oldest animals in Chicago

    Meet our oldest animals in Chicago
    Cookie, the Brookfield Zoo's resident 80-year-old cockatoo, was in fine form Tuesday morning. The last remaining member of the west suburban zoo's original animal collection when it opened in 1934, he squawked with excitement — a piercing,...
  • Maintaining independence: Don't overlook foot and ankle health

    To stay moving you need to get moving. Follow these top five strategies to be more active. You might not give much thought to the health of your feet and ankles, but it's crucial to your mobility and independence. "Most people ignore problems with...
  • EatingWell: Food labels can be misleading

    Food labels can guide you toward healthier choices. Or they can lead you astray. Consider this: "Organic" doesn't always mean low-calorie, but consumers tend to link the two, according to some research. And even a true label claim may influence you in...
  • Take simple precautions to prevent injuries when you exercise

    Whether you've been exercising for years or are just starting a fitness program, it's important to avoid injuries so you can keep moving toward your fitness goals. We become more vulnerable to injuries as we get older, in part because we're less agile...
  • Body fat tied to heart risks in normal-weight adults

    Body fat tied to heart risks in normal-weight adults
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - New evidence suggests older adults with a healthy weight but high percentage of body fat are at increased risk of heart-related diseases and death. Looking at data on 1,528 people with a normal body mass index (BMI) - a...
  • Examining body and mind through medical research

     Examining body and mind through medical research
    The daily deluge of health studies, reports and statistics is often meandering and confusing. After all, sometimes a report will contradict the findings of another issued just days earlier. More often, snapshots of the American experience are revealed...
  • Some health screenings may do more harm than good

    Certain health screenings, such as colonoscopies and cholesterol checks, are wise preventive measures, but other common tests may be unnecessary. "I think we're doing too much over-screening," says geriatrician Dr. Suzanne Salamon, an instructor at...
  • Our Laguna: Into the Susi Q Senior Center

    Our Laguna: Into the Susi Q Senior Center
    The late Art Linkletter wrote a book titled "Growing Old Isn't for Sissies." Well, the Susi Q Senior Center isn't for sissies either. Programs are designed to challenge participants to stretch themselves mentally and physically. On Tuesday morning...
  • Understand the risks and benefits of ovary removal before menopause

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am 43 and need to have a hysterectomy. Because I have a family member who's had ovarian cancer, I'm considering having my ovaries removed at that time. What are the risks of removing the ovaries before menopause? ANSWER: Typically,...
  • Separate fact from fiction about pain medication and addiction

    whatdoctorsknow.com When it comes to prescription pain medications, there's a lot of misinformation out there. Whether you're searching for information about how such drugs can help you relieve pain or reading the latest tabloid tale of a celebrity...