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Osteoporosis

Posted on Monday, July 15, 2013 by Health_and_Fitness

woman drinking milk Osteoporosis What is it? Osteoporosis is the progressive loss of bone that thins and weakens the bones making them susceptible to breaking. Fractures occur primarily in the wrist, rib, spine and hip, but may occur in other bones as well. This can happen as a result of normal, daily activities, such as stepping off of a curb. Each year osteoporosis is responsible for 1,500,000 fractures . . . more »

Osteoporosis

Posted on Monday, July 15, 2013 by Health_and_Fitness

woman drinking milk Osteoporosis What is it? Osteoporosis is the progressive loss of bone that thins and weakens the bones making them susceptible to breaking. Fractures occur primarily in the wrist, rib, spine and hip, but may occur in other bones as well. This can happen as a result of normal, daily activities, such as stepping off of a curb. Each year osteoporosis is responsible for 1,500,000 fractures . . . more »

Sunscreen season is coming!

Posted on Tuesday, April 30, 2013 by Health_and_Fitness

spreading sunscreen While we should really use sunscreen throughout the year, summer is when we need it the most. The sun’s rays are more direct, and we are more likely to be spending time outside. Here are some tips for summer sun protection: Look for a sunscreen with at least 5% zinc oxide for the best protection. Apply early and often. That means putting it on 10 . . . more »

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