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Low Bone Density

Why You Need To Start Doing Push-Ups -- Now

Barbara Hannah Grufferman | Posted 07.03.2013 | Fifty
Barbara Hannah Grufferman

A staggering 57 million Americans are affected by osteoporosis and low bone mass, according to the National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF). Half of all women (and one in four men), will break a bone due to this disease. But guess what? By making a few lifestyle changes -- like exercising and eating the right foods --it can be prevented.

Life After 50: Breaking Free From Breaking Bones

Barbara Hannah Grufferman | Posted 06.19.2013 | Fifty
Barbara Hannah Grufferman

There's a silent and stealthy disease you may not even know you have... until you fall. A new study reveals that the prevalence of low bone density and the risk of breaking a bone are far greater among people over 50 than previously realized.

Time to Bone Up on Osteoporosis Treatment Controversies

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 11.26.2011 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

With federal regulators scrutinizing the safety of medications taken by five million Americans for the health of their bones, it's a perfect time to talk about the prevalent condition for which doctors prescribe them: osteoporosis.