Bone density on the decline in the United States

Recent findings from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) revealed a generalized decline in bone density in the United States. What's the reason for this?

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The simple test that protects your heart and bones

Testing your C-reactive protein levels can tell you if you are at risk for a host of diseases, including heart disease and osteoporosis.

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2019 New Year predictions for bone health

What new advancements in bone health can we expect to see in 2019? I recently turned to my crystal ball to give you a glimpse into the future of bone health.

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The wonders of you

As we make goals for how we may want to improve our bodies and health in 2019, let's first reflect upon and feel gratitude for the miracle we already are.

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Mediterranean diet a special help for those with osteoporosis

According to a new study, following a Mediterranean diet for osteoporosis slows bone density loss, offering special help for reducing hip fracture risk.

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Muscle loss with aging — are you at risk for sarcopenia?

Sarcopenia refers to excessive loss of muscle mass and strength. Are you at risk?

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Don’t be fooled: Vitamin D does prevent fracture

What separates a good vitamin D study from one that's flawed? Dr. Brown takes a look -- and sets the record straight on vitamin D and fracture risk.

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New bone drug Tymlos -- is it safe?

Dr. Brown looks at the risks and benefits of the new bone drug Tymlos (abaloparatide).

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Do inhaled steroids hurt your bones?

Inhaled steroid medications, like the ones used to treat asthma and COPD, may pose a risk for bone health.

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Are we setting kids up for osteoporosis?

Today's generation of children and teens, especially girls, are more sedentary than ever. What will this mean for their bone health and risk for osteoporosis as they age?

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