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6 Ways To Prove You've Really Accepted Being Middle Aged

Amy Koko | Posted 06.09.2014 | Fifty
Amy Koko

The other day I came face to face with fifty. By that I mean I came to terms with it, accepted it, conceded, and dealt with the fact that I am no longer 'around fifty'. I am 53 and overdue for a bone density test. During Pilates my knees sound like Fourth of July fireworks.

How to Keep Your Bones Healthy and Strong -- Part 2

Stuart H. Garber, D.C., Ph.D. | Posted 03.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Stuart H. Garber, D.C., Ph.D.

In Part 1 of this series I discussed what factors contribute to bone health and various ways to assess the health of your bones. Now I will discuss th...

FDA On Fosamax: NO Link Between Bone Drug, Fractures

msn.com | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

The FDA has found no link between oral bisphosphonate osteoporosis medications such as Fosamax and certain thigh bone fractures....

Osteoporosis Drug Blamed For Leg Breaks

ABC News | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

ABC news reported Monday that a growing number of women are experiencing "unusual breaks" in their thigh bones. Now, many are pointing to the popular ...

This Week In Cheating: Drugs

Jeff Kreisler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jeff Kreisler

So, let me get this straight: Pfizer is the drug company who'll lie to you, but Merck's the one that'll kill you?

Osteoporotic Fractures Increase Risk of Dying by 300%

Dr. John Neustadt | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. John Neustadt

Breaking a hip or vertebrae increases your risk of dying.

A Vital Part of Healthcare Reform: Change How We Educate Our Doctors

Dr. John Neustadt | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. John Neustadt

Training doctors to uncover and treat the underlying causes of disease could eliminate much of the unnecessary reliance on pharmaceuticals and reduce their devastating, and sometimes deadly, side effects.

It's Time to Change the Discussion About Osteoporosis

Dr. John Neustadt | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. John Neustadt

May marks Osteoporosis Awareness Month, and this year, let's shift the focus from increasing bone density to reducing fracture risk.

More Bad News About Osteoporosis Drugs

Doug Bremner | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Doug Bremner

Kudos to the New York Times for bringing up the issue and pointing out the risk of bisphosphonate drugs that are supposed to save you from fractures.