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osteoporosis

Build healthy bones at any age

Preventive care and regular exercise are essential steps to ward off injury and maintain strength.

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.

Strong bonds, strong bones

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

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.

Celiac disease: Fact or fiction?

The most common genetic disease in Europe is significantly under-diagnosed in the U.S. Here’s what you need to know.

The dynamic duo: calcium and vitamin D

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

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?

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.

Smog may harm your bones, too

Health risks of air pollution include cardiovascular and respiratory disease, cancer, impaired cognition and osteoporosis.

Skinny in 20s, earlier menopause?

Young women who are underweight may have an increased risk of early menopause, potentially jeopardizing their health.

There’s value in strength training

The goal is to keep muscles strong at every age.

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