Q. My family history of breast cancer (both my mother and
sister have had it) puts me at high risk of the disease. And now that I'm
pushing 60, I'm starting to be concerned about osteoporosis, too. My doctor has
recommended I take Evista, which she said would help on both fronts. What is
A. Evista (raloxifene) has been a very common anti-osteoporosis drug for years. It's known as a SERM (short for selective estrogen-receptor modulator, should you ever hear the term thrown around). SERMS,...