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6 Metabolic Benefits of Strength Training For Women

Modern approaches to strength training tailored for women can result in significant metabolic benefits without bulking you up. Here's the evidence.

Why Are So Many People Taking Their Chances with Osteoporosis?

Despite being a physician, trained in endocrinology, and now pretty up-to-date on the treatment of osteoporosis, I just could not bring myself to tell my physician that I would take bisphosphonates. Why is that?

Drugs, Falls, & Fractures: A Missed Opportunity in Osteoporosis

Not only are we failing to reduce overall use of drugs associated with fractures, but only a fraction of people who are eligible for prescriptions for bone strengthening drugs are getting them.

Do You Know Your Risk of Fragility Fractures?

Osteoporosis is known to increase the risk of fragility fractures, but, many people don't know that they have low bone density until they break a bone.
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What Happened When I Fell and Broke My Shoulder

After I fell and fractured my shoulder, I learned that there are many issues to consider in addition to the fall and the fracture.

Vitamin E Supplements May be Hazardous to Bone Health

Based on skimpy evidence, we rushed to conclusions about vitamin E supplementation that were later shown to be inaccurate at best.

What’s the Controversy Surrounding Vitamin D Supplementation

Despite skyrocketing sales of Vitamin D, a review of the scientific literature suggests supplementation is probably not necessary.