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Osteoporosis

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  • Biotech giant Amgen agrees to acquire Onyx for $10.4 billion

    Biotech giant Amgen agrees to acquire Onyx for $10.4 billion
    Two months after being turned away, biotech giant Amgen Inc. said it has reached a $10.4-billion deal for cancer drug maker Onyx Pharmaceuticals Inc. Amgen will pay $125 per share for the outstanding shares of Onyx, the two companies said Sunday. In...
  • Coordinated Health opening women's center

     
    The Lehigh Valley's newest health care facility specifically for women is hosting an open house this evening. Coordinated Health, the integrated hospital network, is welcoming the public to visit its new Women’s Health facility at 1405 Cedar Crest...
  • Is it time to roll the joint?

     
    Years ago, when I was a student at Penn State, a NORML activist cornered me and tried to talk me into supporting the “legalize marijuana” cause. Keep in mind that this was many years before the state of California approved the use of medical...
  • VLM lecture explored ways to slow the aging process

     VLM lecture explored ways to slow the aging process
    psalasky@dailypress.com | 757-247-4784 There are things that everyone can do to delay the effects of aging on the musculoskeletal system. The message from Riverside physiatrist Renee Moss, MD, as part of a breakfast lecture series tied to the "Bodies...
  • 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...
  • Amgen reaches deal to buy Onyx for $10.4 billion

    After being spurned two months ago, biotech giant Amgen Inc. said it has reached a $10.4-billion deal for Onyx Pharmaceuticals Inc., which has developed a promising drug to fight blood cancer. Amgen, based in Thousand Oaks, will pay $125 per share for...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • He As She: Harmful Heroin Chic Slinks Back Into Fashion

    He As She: Harmful Heroin Chic Slinks Back Into Fashion
    As the weather has gotten warmer, take a minute and look around town. Do you see a trend of baggy clothes and emaciated limbs — a waifish, androgynous, broken-doll sort of look? We all know someone like this. Think of a young Kate Moss. They call...
  • Your body is talking. Are you listening?

    Your body is talking. Are you listening?
    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,...
  • How safe are drugs to treat osteoporosis?

    Q: I was diagnosed with osteoporosis four years ago. I started taking Actonel. I recently read that Actonel and similar drugs are suspected of increasing the risk of fractures in the femur. What's your opinion of the safety of these drugs? A: It may seem...