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Study Shows Economic Benefits Of Dairy Consumption
2012-11-13 15:53:55

A new study performed by European researchers analyzed the health economics of increased dairy food, showing the benefits of boosting dietary calcium intake.

2012-10-26 00:54:30

Patients treated with an epidural steroid injection for back pain relief are at increased risk of bone fractures in the spine.

2012-09-30 23:03:44

Today’s seniors (the 65 and over population) continue to maintain an active lifestyle and they are being diagnosed with multiple orthopedic injuries and movement dysfunctions.

2012-08-01 10:47:59

Medicare patients 65 years and older who underwent cataract surgery had a lower odds of hip fracture 1 year after the procedure when compared with patients with cataract who did not have cataract surgery.

2012-07-26 14:06:40

An international expert task force is calling on health care providers to aggressively identify and provide care for the millions of people who have suffered their first osteoporosis-related fracture, in order to prevent subsequent fractures.


Word of the Day
taphephobia
  • A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.
The word 'taphephobia' comes from Greek roots meaning 'burial' and 'fear'.
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