Bone Health

Bone Health

Can Cell Phones Cause Bone Spurs on Your Skull?

Bone spurs—called exostoses or enthesophytes—on the back of skulls are showing up on X-rays of young people. Should we worry? Here’s the real takeaway.

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Standing This Way Doubles Fracture Risk

Poor balance leads to falls—and bone fractures. New research has identified a new risk factor. Read on…

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Do Running Shoe Sensors Prevent Injury?

Sock and shoe-insole sensors that are supposed to prevent stress fractures and shin splints measure the wrong data. What you really need to know.

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Best Way to Walk for Strong Bones

Walking helps fracture-proof postmenopausal bones—but it’s even better at doing that if you do one thing before you walk, and one when you walk.

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Walking With Osteoporosis: Exercise to Help You Heal

Scared of high-impact exercise? Then make walking part of your strategy to rebuild bone and lower your risk for fracture.

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Surgery-Free Treatment for Broken Ankles

Close-contact casting heals broken ankles as well as surgery while avoiding the complications of surgery. It’s especially helpful for seniors.

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Best Tests for Osteoporosis (for Women and Men)

Knowing your bone density is an important point for protecting bone health. Here are the tests and other action steps to consider.

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Feeling Anxious? Watch Your Bones

Anxiety may be linked to low bone density and fractures, according to new research. If you have anxiety, here’s how to protect your bones.

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You Broke a Bone…How to Avoid Another

Physical healing is only the first part of your journey. Here’s how to overcome your fear, enhance bone health, and get back to living.

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You May Not Be Getting the Bone Test You Need

Women—and men—may be missing out on osteoporosis screening, risking not just their bones but their overall health. Should you be tested? Find out…

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Your Bones Are in Danger and Osteoporosis Isn’t the Only Reason

There's more to preventing fractures than keeping your bones strong. The key is preventing falls. Here’s how…

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Natural Ways to Prevent and Treat Osteoporosis

Stronger bones=a longer life! Find out the simple foods and exercises that can prevent and treat osteoporosis.

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Bad Break—Bone-Strengthening Drugs Can Cause Fractures

If you’ve been diagnosed with osteopenia, but not osteoporosis, know that treatment suggested by some doctors isn’t always in keeping with the research.

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The Power of Yogurt to Protect Bones

Could preventing osteoporosis be as simple as eating one yogurt every day? Background: By age 65, 25% of women and…

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Fast Fitness: Jump for Stronger Bones!

Research shows that daily bouts of jumping not only reverses bone density loss but can improve it.