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bones

The changing hazards of middle age

Growing use of prescription medications—as well as addiction to illegal drugs and alcohol—has led to middle-age adults experiencing more injuries from falls.

The plight of the typist

Repetitive strain injury can beleaguer office workers and others who repeat the same movements each day. Learn how to stop it before it becomes a bigger problem.

Patient Story

‘Life can be so much better’

When Elvira Brico found herself sitting on a bench as her elderly mother marched on, she knew it had come time for joint replacement surgery.

Patient Story

‘Given me my life back’

Despite therapy and other treatments, Billie Ann Primmer’s hip pain became so intense she couldn’t walk. Hip replacement surgery offered hope.

The 10-minute battle

For those suffering arthritis, short walks each day can deliver pain relief and pave the way to independence.

Get a grip on hand pain

Left untreated, rheumatoid arthritis and other conditions can worsen and lead to bigger problems down the road.

Genes, not diet, may be key to gout flare-ups

Study: Our hyperuricemia future may be written in the stars.

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.

The dynamic duo: calcium and vitamin D

These two nutrients partnered together are the recipe for strong bones.

Neck hazards: Football, cycling, lifting

Proper gear is essential to mitigate harm, but you should always know your athletic abilities and avoid placing yourself at unnecessary risk, doctors say.

Stand against gluteal amnesia

Long bouts of sitting will nearly wipe out your gluteal memory. Stand up and make those muscles remember their role.

Not your grandad’s arthritis

New research suggests chronic joint pain afflicts more young people than once suspected.

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