Prolia for bone fractures -- I'm still not impressed

Is a Prolia a blockbuster bone drug -- or a bust? Dr. Brown takes a look at startling new evidence on the drug's safety and effectiveness.

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1/10/2018


2018: the year of deliberate creation

Your choices determine your life experiences, so take time as the new year begins to set your sights, plant new seeds and make 2018 the year of deliberate creation.

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12/20/2017


Mind over muscle — how using your brain could help your bones

A new study shows that using mental imagery can help preserve muscle strength following injury. Can the mind be used to heal bones?

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12/13/2017


Your bones listen and talk…really!

Your bones are not a silent partner in your health! All day long, bones receive and send chemical and hormonal messages that affect every tissue in your body!

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11/29/2017


How many prunes do you need to eat to start building bone?

A recently published clinical trial confirms that eating six prunes daily helps to build and strengthen bone. Learn more -- and get some hearty prune recipes for special dinners and holiday meals.

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11/15/2017


6 secret wonders of your skeleton

Our skeletons do much more than hold us up! Learn the 6 secret wonders of the skeleton and the roles our bones play in our overall health.

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10/30/2017


Take the Better Bones magnesium challenge!

Magnesium is a key mineral for stronger bones and reduced fracture risk. Learn how to fill your meals with magnesium-rich foods for taking our magnesium challenge!

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10/18/2017


How much exercise is “enough” for bone health?

Two new studies show that even small amounts of low-impact exercise have a positive effect on fracture risk with no heavy lifting required.

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10/4/2017


Is magnesium the missing ingredient for preventing bone fracture?

Researchers continue to reveal the importance of dietary intake of magnesium for women, and higher magnesium intake significantly decreases fracture risk.

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9/19/2017


Arthritis or fracture? Figuring out what back pain means

Recent research shows that the pain caused by vertebral fractures is different from other causes, such as arthritis of the spine.

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8/31/2017