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Calcium Supplements Linked to Higher Risk for Colon Polyps
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Calcium Supplements Linked to Higher Risk for Colon Polyps

A new study finds that daily calcium supplements that may help weak bones are linked to an increased risk for colon polyps.

Bone Health and Estrogen
bone & joint health

Bone Health and Estrogen

If you are postmenopausal, calcium and weight-bearing exercise won't help prevent osteoporosis. Talk to your health care professional about hormone replacement therapy for bone health.

Bone Health Ambassador Will Run for a Cause
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Bone Health Ambassador Will Run for a Cause

Team of women will run the New York City Marathon to raise awareness and money for bone health so women can live vital, active lives as they age.

Calcium Supplements Linked to Higher Risk for Colon Polyps
bone & joint health

Calcium Supplements Linked to Higher Risk for Colon Polyps

A new study finds that daily calcium supplements that may help weak bones are linked to an increased risk for colon polyps.

Rain May Not Cause Achy Joints After All
bone & joint health

Rain May Not Cause Achy Joints After All

Many people insist their joints ache more when it rains. But that popular notion might be all wet, a new study suggests.

Why Are Your Toes Curling Down?
bone & joint health

Why Are Your Toes Curling Down?

Squeezing your feet into shoes that don't fit well can do serious damage to your toes and feet. Learn more about why your toes may be curling down—and other foot conditions.

Menopause and Osteoporosis: How to Take Charge of Your Bone Health
bone & joint health

Menopause and Osteoporosis: How to Take Charge of Your Bone Health

The sharp decline in estrogen that comes around menopause leads to a weakening of women's bones. That's why it's important to know how to take charge of your bone health and prevent fractures.

Drug That Eases Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain Won't Help Osteoarthritis
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Drug That Eases Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain Won't Help Osteoarthritis

Plaquenil, a drug that has been shown to help ease rheumatoid arthritis pain, failed to help people suffering from osteoarthritis, the most common form of arthritic joint pain.

If Mom Has Rheumatoid Arthritis, Baby May Develop It, Too
bone & joint health

If Mom Has Rheumatoid Arthritis, Baby May Develop It, Too

As the baby boomer population ages, the number of Americans with Alzheimer's disease will double by 2060, researchers report.

Warning Signs of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
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Warning Signs of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome occurs when the nerve that runs from the forearm to the wrist becomes squeezed or compressed.

A Surgery-Free Fix for Bad Knees?
bone & joint health

A Surgery-Free Fix for Bad Knees?

Tiny pellets could treat arthritic knee pain, delaying the need for knee replacement surgery, a small study has found.

'Bone Cement': A Non-Surgical Option for Painful Joints?
bone & joint health

'Bone Cement': A Non-Surgical Option for Painful Joints?

Injecting a calcium-based cement into the bones of some people with knee or hip pain could help them avoid joint replacement surgery, Ohio State University doctors say.

Arthritis Is Not Just a Disease for the Old
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Arthritis Is Not Just a Disease for the Old

More younger Americans experience the aches and pains of arthritis than once thought.