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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.

By Diane Domina

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.

By Allison Bush

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

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

By Eli Hendel, M.D.

Learning to Live With Osteoarthritis When You’re Young

Osteoarthritis typically occurs to those over 40, so how do you manage when you’re diagnosed in your 20s?

By Ryan Rankin

Foods to Help Women Reduce Internal Inflammation

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

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

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...

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

Hip Replacement Surgery

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

By Chris Regal

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