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Is it Good or Bad for Your Bones?

Is it Good or Bad for Your Bones?

So you enjoy a glass of wine or two with dinner, the occasional cold beer with friends, or a fancy cocktail at social gatherings…  But have you ever wondered how alcohol might affect your bone health?  After all, research shows that once you hit age 40, you lose about 1% of your bone density a […]

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What’s better for bones: diet or exercise?

What’s better for bones: diet or exercise?

Scientists may have found some clues to help answer an age-old question:  What has a more positive impact on bones, diet or exercise? Perhaps you’ve heard evidence for both these important habits. But a new University of Michigan (U-M) study got closer to a final answer. To get this answer, researchers had to determine what […]

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Scary Link Between Fractures and Fatalities

Scary Link Between Fractures and Fatalities

You’ve probably heard how a hip fracture can change your life in the blink of an eye. In fact, nearly 1 in 4 people pass away within a year of fracturing a hip. The International Osteoporosis Foundation reports more bleak numbers: 40% of hip fracture patients can no longer walk without help; a full 60% […]

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