Approximately 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?
We have heard it many times before: vitamin D can help prevent osteoporosis. But a new study suggests this might not be true.
According 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.
Women 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.
According to a new study, breast cancer patients have a higher rate of falling than women who do not have breast cancer.