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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1/29/2019


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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12/30/2018


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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12/14/2018


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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12/3/2018


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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11/13/2018


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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10/29/2018


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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10/11/2018


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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9/30/2018


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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8/31/2018


High intensity resistance training for bone offers amazing results

One thing we know about bone is that it responds to increased weight load by getting stronger. So the recent findings of an Australian bone clinic that studied women doing high-intensity weight lifting really shouldn’t surprise us. But just look at these results!

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7/10/2018