Author: Jane Farrell

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Bone Health

New Guidelines for Treating Osteoporosis

Posted by Jane Farrell

A physicians’ group has recommended new guidelines that doctors treat women who have osteoporosis with bisphosphonates (alendronate, risedronate, or zoledronic acid) or denosumab, a biologic agent. The new guidelines, from … Read More→

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Why Does Hair Go Gray?

Posted by Jane Farrell

Researchers have identified cells that grow hair as well as the mechanism that causes hair to go gray. The discovery, by experts from the UT Southwestern Medical Center, could eventually … Read More→

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Prevention

The ABCs of Avoiding Ticks

Posted by Jane Farrell

With the coming of warmer weather, you’ll want to be on the lookout for ticks – especially this year. According to Dr. Bobbi Pritt, a parasitic diseases expert from the … Read More→

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Healthy Grilling Techniques

Posted by Jane Farrell

Millions of Americans love to grill – and yet the popular practice can be deeply unhealthy. As the barbecue season of summer approaches, the experts at the American Institute for … Read More→

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Life-Saving Hacks for Seniors

Posted by Jane Farrell

A senior citizen falls every 13 seconds in this country. And each year, more than one million elderly people go to the ER with injuries. Families want to keep their … Read More→

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6 Tips to Reduce Dementia Risk

Posted by Jane Farrell

Nearly 50 million people worldwide currently suffer from dementia, and this is set to almost double by 2030, and more than triple by 2050. Alzheimer’s is the best known, most … Read More→