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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.

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Multiple Myeloma: Managing Bone Pain

From medication and surgery to stress-reduction techniques, here are ways to cope with bone pain.

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With Psoriatic Arthritis, Bone Damage Increases With Age

Bone changes, including erosions and bone spurs, caused by psoriatic arthritis (PsA) and psoriasis increase with age, according to German researchers.

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Osteoporosis: What You Can Do Now to Reduce Your Risk

While most women don't see the effects of osteoporosis until later in life, there are things you can do when you’re young to reduce the risk.

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, 2016 Republican presidential candidate, during a pre-caucus rally at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa on Monday, Feb. 1, 2016.

How Sen. Rand Paul’s Chest Trauma is Affecting His Lungs

How a simple blow to the chest can result in a serious diagnosis.

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Osteoarthritis in Your 20s? How to Cope

Osteoarthritis typically occurs in people over 40, so how do you balance life with this condition if you’re diagnosed in your 20s?

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Foods to Help Women Reduce Internal Inflammation

What foods should be included in an anti-inflammatory diet?

Is Your Diet Bone Healthy?

Bone health is a revolving topic in nutrition, and ongoing debates in nutrition science have recently focused on calcium. Should you meet your daily calcium needs directly mostly from foods? If so, how do you know if your diet is calcium-rich? Are yo...

Hip Replacement Surgery

How much do you know about what happens during and after a hip replacement? Take this quiz to find out!

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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.