Bone Density

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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

Are You Overdosing on Vitamin D?

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

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

What is Osteopenia?

Osteopenia is a bone mineral density measurement that is below average indicating bone loss not severe enough for osteoporosis. As we age, it is normal to lose some bone.

By Pam Flores

Taking care of your bones

Healthy bones can be the key to good health and happiness. Consider what you couldn’t do without strong, healthy bones. No running, walking, jumping, bending, gardening, dancing, or holding a baby. So it’s important to take good care of your bones, e...

By Amy Thomas