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UCanDoIT Course Leads to Further Learning

Sheila is visually and hearing impaired and has had osteoporosis and brittle bone disease for several years. Sheila used to work as a Health & Safety Executive. 404 more words


Osteoporosis Risk Factors & Prevention

Few of us worry about our bones’ fragility until a fracture occurs. While osteoporosis cannot be cured, new treatments are being developed and approved as this disease increasingly affects our aging population. 417 more words

Infertility Bullshit

My infertility has been a roller coaster, the kind where you get in and start going through the loops and realize that your safety harness is coming lose. 2,633 more words

Settlers' fare

Settlers were the epitome of self-sufficiency, at least when they first arrived until a community was established. Therefore what they ate was very much dependent on the locality and the season, their ingenuity, and their farming efforts. 558 more words


JBJS Editor’s Choice: Improving Function After Fragility Fractures

In the past several years, the orthopaedic community has become highly engaged in improving the follow-up management of patients presenting with fragility fractures. We have realized that orthopaedic surgeons are central to the ongoing health and welfare of these patients and that the episode of care surrounding a fragility fracture represents a unique opportunity to get patients’ attention. 224 more words


Pilot study for implementing an osteoporosis education and exercise program in an assisted living facility and senior community

Source: Journal of Applied Gerontology

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Date of publication: 11th October, 2016

 Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: Project Healthy Bones (PHB) is a 24-week, peer-led exercise and education program for older adults at risk of osteoporosis. 30 more words