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What You Need to Know About Psoriatic Arthritis and Bone Health

This challenging condition can erode and weaken your bones, leading to all kinds of problems. Here's how to fight back.

By Emily Shiffer
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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
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What to Know About RA’s Link to Osteoporosis

Having RA increases your risk of getting osteoporosis and suffering fractures from it. Here’s what you need to know.

By Lene Andersen, MSW
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Are You Overdosing on Vitamin D?

Have we gone overboard with vitamin D? It has many benefits, but taking too much may be harmful.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.
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Cataracts Linked to Bone Loss and Fracture Risk

People with cataracts may be at increased risk for osteoporosis and fractures related to bone loss, according to results of a study conducted in Taiwan.

By Diane Domina
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Should You Be Screened for Osteoporosis?

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has reaffirmed its 2011 screening recommendations for osteoporosis, or bone loss, in women and men.

By Diane Domina