Many Women Not Getting Necessary Screening For OsteoporosisOsteoporosis, or weak bones, affects about ten million Americans.
Going to the Dentist for More than Just Cavities
Crozer KeystoneDr. Barry Jacobson, Medical Director of the Crozer-Keystone Osteoporosis Center of Delaware County spoke with Pat about ways to delay and prevent osteoporosis.
Women At High Risk For Hip FracturesApproximately one in six women will have a hip fracture in her lifetime. One in 35 will die from complications related to the break. So, what can you do to reduce the chances it will happen to you?
Questionable Benefits Of Vitamin DWe have heard it many times before: vitamin D can help prevent osteoporosis. But a new study suggests this might not be true.
A Timely Health Plan For WomenAccording to a report from Wake Forest, the time for a woman to start protecting her heart and guarding against bone loss is during perimenopause or, preferably, even earlier.
Health: Moderate Alcohol Consumption May Help Prevent Bone LossWomen who drink a moderate amount of alcohol can help prevent bone loss, lowering their risk of osteoporosis. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on the new research.
Breast Cancer Patients More Prone To FallingAccording to a new study, breast cancer patients have a higher rate of falling than women who do not have breast cancer.