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Two keys to strong bones ... Harvard

Although bone-weakening osteoporosis is quite common among older people, it isn’t an inevitable part of aging. There’s a lot you can do to shield your bones from this disease. 489 more words

Vitamin D

What is Osteoporosis & its Symptoms?

Osteoporosis is a growing major public health problem with impacts on quality and quantity of life that cross medical, social, and economic lines . Osteoporosis is a bone disease that occurs when the body loses too much bone or makes too little bone causing bones to become weak and may break from a fall or from sneezing and minor bumps. 102 more words



According to the American Chiropractic Association, over 31 million Americans have had low back pain at some point in their lives. A study conducted by The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio recently uncovered disparities in the presentation and treatment of low back pain, finding that African American individuals report more severe pain than Caucasian individuals. 101 more words

Fitness & Nutrition

Are Calcium Supplements Safe?

Monica is a smart and media-savvy nutritionist who brought me on board as a blogger at NutritionData many years ago. Click the link below for her surprising conclusion on calcium supplementation. 112 more words


Marfan Awareness Month - February 2017

What is it?

Marfan syndrome is a disorder of the connective tissues. Children usually inherit it from their parents. Some people may be midly affect whereas others can develop serious symptoms. 215 more words

Invisible Illness


You will be pleased to know I have been very diligent in the back exercise department.  Very diligent indeed.  I still cannot pick things up from floor easily but I am moving with far less discomfort and am no longer confined to the house.   268 more words