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Osteoporosis Treament

What Does Your Thigh Bone Have in Common With the Eiffel Tower?

Mirabai Holland | Posted 07.03.2013 | Fifty
Mirabai Holland

Each May, Osteoporosis Awareness Month, I devote my column to bone health. I first became interested in bones as a young dancer. I was studying body alignment and I became fascinated with the skeleton and the remarkable living tissue that makes up our bones.

4 Great Foods For Stronger Bones

Next Avenue | Posted 04.02.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Maureen Callahan Scientists discover some surprising foods that keep bones strong and help prevent osteoporosis ...

Osteoporosis Drugs: The Good, The Bad, The Natural Alternatives

Loren Fishman, MD | Posted 06.25.2011 | Home
Loren Fishman, MD

Drugs aren't the only answer. Medication or no medication, drinking alcohol and carbonated beverages and smoking aren't recommended, and a diet rich in calcium and Vitamin D is beneficial.

Osteoporosis Drugs Could Increase Risk Of Fractures, Warns FDA

AP | MATTHEW PERRONE | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON — Government health officials warned doctors and patients Wednesday about an increased risk of thigh fractures with a widely used gro...

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.

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.

Exercises To Combat Osteoporosis

Dr. Rock Positano | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Rock Positano

What do a can of peas, a bottle of water and a towel have to do with osteoporosis? You can use all of them in place of weights in exercises to help p...