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bones

Getting older? Hit the gym

Baby Boomers might feel like they're too old to exercise, but that's a mistake. Fitness is more important than ever as you age.

Snap, crackle and pop?

Joint noises may be irritating, but they're typically normal, docs say.

What’s it going to take—a break?

The time to think about bone health is now.

Skateboarding mishaps send 176 kids to ERs daily

Protective gear is essential for preventing injuries.

Exercise lowers heart disease risk in depressed people

Regular activity linked to reduced inflammation and less blood vessel stiffening.

Bone screenings in need of prioritization

Patients at highest risk for fractures often miss out on tests.

Bone-building drug strengthens hips, spines of frail women

But stronger bones did not translate into fewer fractures in this elderly, high-risk population.