Osteoporosis

Petra Casey, M.D., is an Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Mayo Clinic. Her clinical and research interests
Facing particular disadvantages, here are a few things African American women can do to avoid osteoporosis.
A reminder not to get your health advice from Instagram.
Until recently, muscle has been the stepchild of organs. Seen as an unsophisticated apparatus for locomotion and nothing
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Treatment Treatment should include recognition of the disorder, prevention, correction of the energy deficit, increase dietary
Now, when you approach the circulation desk at the library where I work, I'll leap into the air before asking "How can I
To kick off National Osteoporosis Month, I'll start by sharing the best strength-training exercises you can do anywhere, any time, and without equipment! Okay . . . grab your sneakers and let's go!
For some, having a few extra pounds has an added cosmetic bonus. Often body fat provides a bit of volume replacement and fills in wrinkles and sunken areas of your face. While not a real health benefit, looking good usually makes people feel good and feeling good and positive goes a long way.
Kids often get knee pain. When it persists, an X-ray may show a lesion of the articular cartilage: the bearing surface of the joint. That lesion is usually called Osteochondritis dissecans, a terrible and misleading name that implies inflammation (itis) and drying out (dissecans), though neither is present in the condition.