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  • Walk, run to cardiac health

    By Jared Baker

    January 30, 2013 | 4:12 pm

    Here’s a straightforward recipe for heart health: Get off the couch and move.

    For some people, that means heading to the gym, but others may be more inclined to take in some fresh air. Starting an outdoor walking or running program can be a great way to improve fitness, burn off...

  • Jews, industrial pipe cleaners, and osteoporosis

    By Norman Lavin, M.D, PhD., UCLA Medical School

    August 11, 2011 | 12:51 pm

    Chances are that you or a family member are taking a medication to reverse or improve Osteoporosis – a condition of poor bone density. The most common class of treatment is the Biphosphonates for which Fosamax is a prime example.  The purpose of this article is not to discuss the...

  • Femarelle drug treats menopause onset osteoporosis sans hormones

    By David Brinn

    December 20, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    The connection between menopause and osteoporosis is well-documented. At the onset of menopause, following the decrease of estrogen in the body, the bone undergoes a yearly decline of bone mass density (BMD) of 2 percent to 3 percent a year in the first seven years following...