For Strong Bones, Start Young

For Strong Bones, Start Young

Brittle bones and stooped posture may seem like an inevitable part of aging, but they are not. In fact, what…

Environmental Nutrition: Nourish your bones

Environmental Nutrition: Nourish your bones

Unlike the static human skeletons that commonly hang in biology classrooms, your bones are continually being broken down and rebuilt.…

Mayo Clinic Q&A: Many factors can raise risk of osteoporosis

Mayo Clinic Q&A: Many factors can raise risk of osteoporosis

By Bart Clarke, M.D., Endocrinology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn. DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My mother was diagnosed with osteoporosis when she was…

Sickle Cell Awareness Month: Are You Aware?

Sickle Cell Awareness Month: Are You Aware?

Our writer admits ignorance and investigates to learn more By Alex Lubischer What do you know about sickle cell disease?…

Triathlon Recovery

A lifetime runner gets a second chance with a total knee replacement By Alex Lubischer Fear of immobility caused William…

Navigating Back Pain

by Carroll Cole The spine is, arguably, the most important structure in the human body. It is an extension of…

Out of Joint: Hip and Knee Replacement

Out of Joint: Hip and Knee Replacement

Joint stiffness and pain, particularly in the hip and knee, can have a serious impact on a sufferer’s quality of…

Diagnosed with Osteoporosis: Questions To Ask Your Doctor

Diagnosed with Osteoporosis: Questions To Ask Your Doctor

Dr. Pauline Camacho, director of the Loyola University Health System Osteoporosis and Metabolic Bone Disease Center, encourages patients to approach…

Bone Deep: All About Osteoporosis

It’s all too easy to take our bones for granted. Day to day, they feel so strong and permanent, but…