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bone health

Strong bonds, strong bones

New study finds that older women who enjoy quality social connections might reap the rewards in physical health.

When life hits you like a hurricane

Menopause symptoms mixed with life challenges can lead to a swirl of negativity. Read how one woman is back to smooth sailing.

The hidden fallout of stroke

The limited mobility of stroke survivors puts them at increased risk of osteoporosis, broken bones and falls—but most are never screened for these problems.

Maintain your bone health

Do you know your risk factors for osteoporosis? You might be surprised.

What to know about vitamin D and bone health

Study: The sunshine vitamin might not prevent fractures or improve bone density in older adults, but the supplement does have its benefits.

Round around the tummy? Check your vitamin D

Belly fat and deficiencies in the sunshine vitamin are linked by research.

Do you get enough vitamin D?

If you live in the mitten state, probably not. What can you do to get the full benefits of the sunshine vitamin?

‘Lazy bones’ teens have weaker skeletons

During crucial bone-building years of youth, physical activity is all-important.

What’s it going to take—a break?

The time to think about bone health is now.

The not-so-sunny side of bone health

Are you getting enough vitamin D and exercise to keep osteoporosis at bay?

Five questions to ask your health care provider

On track for a healthy year? Back-to-school season is a great reminder for a checkup.

Stronger muscles = Healthier bones in kids

Research shows better bone health in childhood could stave off osteoporosis in later adulthood.

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