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New Osteoporosis Screening Recommendations Issued

New Osteoporosis Screening Recommendations Issued

MONDAY, Jan. 17 (HealthDay News) — The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has just expanded its osteoporosis screening recommendation to include younger women who have risk factors for the debilitating disease, which causes bones to become abnormally brittle and prone … Read more

Alcohol Affects Seniors Much Harder

Alcohol Affects Seniors Much Harder

It’s tough to grow old. If nothing seems to be the same as it was back in the day, you’re not alone. New studies show that alcohol really does affect seniors differently than younger people. As bodies age, they go … Read more

Yogurt and your health

Yogurt and your health

Eating yogurt everyday is very healthy for the body. Thanks to supplementing its protein, calcium and dairy, yoghurt is a healthy choice. Yoghurt tastes great and makes a good snack or can even enhance a healthy breakfast, but what exactly … Read more

Actonel with Calcium (Calcium Carbonate Risedronate)

Actonel with Calcium (Calcium Carbonate Risedronate)

What is Actonel with Calcium (Calcium Carbonate Risedronate)? Risedronate is in the group of medicines called bisphosphonates (bis FOS fo nayts). It alters the cycle of bone formation and breakdown in the body. Risedronate slows bone loss while increasing bone … Read more

Activella (Estradiol Norethindrone)

Activella (Estradiol Norethindrone)

What is Activella (Estradiol Norethindrone)? Estradiol is a form of estrogen. Estrogen is a female sex hormone that is involved in the development and maintenance of the female reproductive system. Norethindrone is a form of progesterone. Progesterone is a female … Read more