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Women With Lung Disorders at Higher Osteoporosis Risk

Women With Lung Disorders at Higher Osteoporosis Risk

Postmenopausal women with a chronic lung disorder, such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or asthma, may be at higher risk for osteoporosis of the hip.

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Are You at Risk for a Hip Fracture?

Many people fear hip fractures—and with good reason. Of all types of fractures, hip fractures have the most significant impact on a person’s quality of life.

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Menopause and Rotator Cuff Tears

Once a woman reaches menopause, she’s more prone than a pre-menopausal woman to a full-thickness rotator cuff tear in her shoulder with no pain or other symptoms.

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Osteoporosis Drug Side Effects: What Every Patient Should Know

The latest news linking osteoporosis drug Fosamax - also known by its generic name alendronate - with atrial heart fibrillation in some patients serves as an important reminder: Everything we put in our body can change our body. While prescription me...