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Osteoporosis

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  • The Doctor's Corner: The why and how of hormones

    This is the second of two articles updating women of all ages on the use of hormones. * I had to bite my tongue while sitting at Zinc Cafe & Market in Laguna Beach (one of my favorite places) the other day. Two beautiful young women who looked to be...
  • Just say don't: Doctors question routine tests and treatments

    Just say don't: Doctors question routine tests and treatments
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Now there are 135. That's how many medical tests, treatments and other procedures - many used for decades - physicians have now identified as almost always unnecessary and often harmful, and which doctors and patients should...
  • Proscar linked to lasting sexual side effects in men

     Proscar linked to lasting sexual side effects in men
    Q: Now that I'm nearing divorce court (in large part due to sexual difficulties), I was dismayed by the response to a person inquiring about finasteride (Proscar). I have every single side effect in your answer. I have not taken Proscar for some time. I...
  • Sodium swap challenge presented by American Heart Association

    Sodium swap challenge presented by American Heart Association
    The AHA and the American Stroke Association recommend a daily intake of 1,500 milligrams of sodium -- the average is 3,400 mg.Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death worldwide, and high blood pressure is a major risk factor. For the...
  • Eggshells can help teen rebuild bone naturally

     Eggshells can help teen rebuild bone naturally
    Q: I am 17 years old and was recently diagnosed with osteoporosis due to anorexia. I am hesitant to start taking a drug for osteoporosis because it seems that it can have bad side effects. Have you heard about any natural remedies? I have seen a few...
  • The Doctor's Corner: An early start on treating menopause

    This is the first of a two-part series updating women of all ages on the use of hormones. It is a pleasure to be back putting pencil to paper with good news for women going through "the change." A Global Consensus Statement, hot off the press in the...
  • What is gluten? And other frequently asked questions about gluten

    What is gluten? And other frequently asked questions about gluten
    What is gluten? Gluten is a protein that is found in certain grains, including wheat, barley and rye and triticale (a cross between wheat and rye). What problems prompt people to avoid gluten? Gluten causes inflammation of the small intestine in...
  • Community Announcements for May 9

    Community Announcements for May 9
      Upcoming Public Government Meetings - Lincoln County Board of Education: 6:30 p.m. May 9 at the Board of Education office - Lincoln County Public Library Board: 12 p.m. May 13 at the Lincoln County Public Library - Lincoln County Fire Protection...
  • Community Announcements for May 2

    Community Announcements for May 2
    Upcoming public government meetings   • Stanford City Council: 6:30 p.m. today at L&N Depot • Crab Orchard City Commission: 6:30 p.m. today at Crab Orchard city hall • Stanford Water Commission: 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Stanford Water...
  • Men with big beer bellies likely to have weaker bones: study

    Men with big beer bellies likely to have weaker bones: study
    CHICAGO (Reuters) - Men with excessive fat around their abdomen, commonly known as a "beer belly," are at an elevated risk for heart disease and Type 2 diabetes, and now researchers are adding osteoporosis to the list of potential hazards. More than 37...
  • Fitness after 65 is no one-size-fits-all endeavor

    Fitness after 65 is no one-size-fits-all endeavor
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - America's ageing population is posing special challenges, fitness experts say, because it is difficult to design effective workout routines for people with such a wide range of abilities. For one 70-year-old, the goal may be to run a...
  • How to determine what medical screening is necessary

    How to determine what medical screening is necessary
    There has been a lot of news about medical tests lately. Physicians are coming out against unnecessary testing and screenings to save patients time, money and health risks. As a senior, how do you know which tests or screenings you should have done, and...