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Bone Health

Learn the latest news and trends on bone health, including fractures, osteoporosis, exercises to strengthen bones (like yoga), nutrition tips, and more.

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What Should You Know About Yoga?

Yoga classes for those over 50 are popping up around the U.S. Here’s what you need to know about doing yoga.

By Elizabeth Millard

The Latest

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Let's Talk About Bone Fractures Due to Osteoporosis

A bone break is often a sudden, painful indicator of osteoporosis. We explain what leads to a break, how fractures are treated, and potential complications to look out for.

By Krista Bennett DeMaio
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Risk Factors

Are You At Risk For Rheumatoid Arthritis?

Learn about the nine most common risk factors for RA and what you can do about them.

By Lisa Fields
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Risk Factors

Your Body Wash Could Make You More Likely to Break a Bone

Want to reduce your osteoporosis risk? You may want to check the ingredients list on your personal care products.

By Lara DeSanto
Doctor examining postmenopausal woman for osteoporosis.
Medication

Good News for Postmenopausal Bones: Benefits of Osteoporosis Meds Outweigh Risks

New practice guidelines issued by the Endocrine Society provide information about osteoporosis medication options and answer questions women may have.

By Diane Domina
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Prevention

8 Foods That Can Harm Bone Health

Which foods should you exclude from your diet when you want to boost your bone health and reduce your osteoporosis risk?

By Carmen Roberts, M.S., R.D., L.D.N.
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Lifestyle

How Sleep Affects Your Osteoporosis Risk

Did you know that a lack of quality sleep can harm your bone health? Here’s what you can do to combat the effects.

By Martin Reed
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Prevention

How to Keep Up With the Grandkids Despite Osteoporosis

There's nothing like the feeling of spending time with your grandchildren. But when you have osteoporosis, how do you ensure quality time isn't hard on your bones?

By Eileen Bailey
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Prevention

10 Myths About Osteoporosis

Learning the facts about bone health can help you take steps to reduce your risk of developing osteoporosis.

By Eileen Bailey
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Risk Factors

How Psoriatic Arthritis Damages Your Bones

Read about the connection between psoriatic arthritis and osteoporosis and osteopenia, and learn helpful tips for preventing bone damage from PsA.

By Casey Nilsson
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Diagnosis

12 Osteoporosis Terms You Should Know

Recently diagnosed with osteoporosis? Here’s a guide to some common terms you should understand.

By Lara DeSanto