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Poor Vision and Dangerous Falls Plague Many U.S. SeniorsMay 05, 2016

Year-long CDC study finds 1.3 million people over 65 with poor eyesight fell at least once

Getting Active After Knee Replacement Might Raise Hip Fracture RiskApril 18, 2016

Swedish study found that people with new knees had slight uptick in spinal fractures, too

Mediterranean Diet May Help Lower Hip Fracture Risk in Older WomenMarch 28, 2016

The regimen seemed to provide a slight benefit, researchers say

Health Tip: Can You Tell if a Toe Is Broken?March 14, 2016

You may still be able to walk on it

Higher-Volume Rehab Centers Better for Hip Fracture Recovery: StudyOctober 02, 2015

Patients more likely to go home within a month if facility handles more than 24 such cases a year

Added Calcium May Not Help Older Bones: StudiesSeptember 30, 2015

Researchers find no evidence that boosting intake will prevent fractures

Hip-Fracture Surgery Risk Not Just Due to Age, Study FindsSeptember 15, 2015

Poor outcomes could stem from factors related to having an emergency procedure, expert suggests

Tricycle Accidents Send More Than 9,000 Tots to ER a Year: StudySeptember 14, 2015

Many kids are too young for a three-wheeler, expert says

Growth Hormone May Lower Odds of Fractures in Older WomenAugust 27, 2015

But researcher says high cost, need to get shots in clinics make it an unlikely osteoporosis treatment

U.S. Hospitals May Often Miss Signs of Child AbuseJuly 13, 2015

Less than half follow up on suspicious fractures among at-risk kids, study finds

Keep Safety in Mind When SkateboardingJune 21, 2015

Experts offer tips on how to protect yourself from injury when catching 'air'

Even Slightly Overactive Thyroid Linked to Higher Fracture RiskMay 26, 2015

Study found greater chances of breaks in hip bones, spinal areas

Bone-Building Drug Strengthened Hips, Spines of Frail Women in StudyApril 13, 2015

But stronger bones did not translate into fewer fractures in this elderly, high-risk population

Early Hospital Release May Hurt Broken-Hip PatientsFebruary 25, 2015

Survival odds improve with longer stay, study finds

Weight Gain or Loss Linked to Fracture Risk in Older WomenJanuary 28, 2015

Study found just a 5 percent change in weight may affect postmenopausal bone health

Severe Hot Flashes During Menopause May Raise Hip Fracture Risk Later: StudyDecember 18, 2014

Researchers suspect that more marked hormonal changes may explain possible connection

Health Tip: Spot the Signs of a Fractured ThumbDecember 17, 2014

Pain and tenderness are prime signals

Health Tip: Take Care of Your CastDecember 02, 2014

Wiggle your digits to help reduce swelling

Statins Won't Help Protect Bones, Study FindsDecember 01, 2014

But they don't raise the risk of fractures, doctor notes

Men Less Likely Than Women to Get Bone Test After FractureNovember 05, 2014

Experts warn that older men are at risk for osteoporosis, too

Is Milk Your Friend or Foe?October 29, 2014

Instead of reduction in fractures, study suggests higher risk of heart disease, cancer

For a Child's Fracture, Use Ibuprofen, Not Morphine: StudyOctober 27, 2014

Fewer side effects reported with the over-the-counter pain reliever

Osteoporosis Screening Guidelines May Miss Younger Women at RiskOctober 24, 2014

Current assessment methods were poor at predicting risk for those 50-54 in study

Study Finds Kidney Stones Linked to Weakened BonesOctober 23, 2014

People with the obstructions were at higher odds for breaks and fractures, researchers say

Osteoporosis Drugs Work, But Review Finds No Clear WinnerSeptember 08, 2014

Risk of 'atypical' fractures is rare, researchers say

More Evidence Ties Some Bone-Building Drugs to Rare FracturesSeptember 04, 2014

But experts say benefits of bisphosphonates outweigh risks for those with osteoporosis

Anesthesia Type May Affect Recovery From Hip Fracture RepairJune 24, 2014

Death rate, hospital stay reduced slightly with 'regional' approach

Broken Bones, Concussions Most Common Injuries in Youth HockeyJune 05, 2014

Fractures more common in boys, while concussions more common in girls, study finds

Calcium Supplements Don't Raise Women's Heart Risks, Study SaysMay 30, 2014

But it's better to get this essential mineral from your diet, experts say

Osteoporosis Drugs' Long-Term Use Needs More Research: FDAMay 13, 2014

Review of bisphosphonates finds they work but optimum time for use remains unclear

Health Tip: Reducing Your Risk of Stress FracturesApril 29, 2014

Get lots of vitamin D and calcium

Young People With Epilepsy Face Higher Injury Risk: StudyApril 14, 2014

British researchers found increased odds of fractures, burns, medication poisoning

Teens' Screen Time May Affect Their Bone Health: StudyApril 04, 2014

Researchers in Norway found contrasting bone density results in boys, girls

Health Tip: Stay Comfortable in a CastMarch 27, 2014

Apply ice if you need it

Smokers' Broken Bones May Heal Less Quickly: StudyMarch 18, 2014

British researchers compared bone-healing stem cells in smokers, nonsmokers

Walking May Help Older Men Sidestep Hip FracturesFebruary 21, 2014

Even when the pace was relaxed, long-term study found benefits

After Hip Fracture, Home Exercise Program May Boost RecoveryFebruary 18, 2014

Study looked at older patients who'd already received traditional rehab

Heavy Kids May Suffer Worse Elbow FracturesFebruary 18, 2014

Study found they were more likely to have complex 'type-3' breaks than normal-weight kids

Shoulders Take a Pounding in High School FootballJanuary 24, 2014

Wrestling was distant second in large study of interscholastic sports

Certain Childhood Fractures May Signal Low Bone Density: StudyJanuary 10, 2014

Doctors urged to consider level of trauma causing injury

Avoiding Injury During Winter SportsJanuary 05, 2014

Skiing, snowboarding, ice skating are common causes of sprains, dislocations, fractures

Bones Benefit From Exercise After Breast Cancer, Study FindsDecember 13, 2013

Older survivors should include physical activity in long-term care plan, researchers suggest

Low Vitamin B-12 Levels Tied to Bone Fractures in Older MenDecember 13, 2013

Study followed Swedish seniors for six years

Drinking Milk as Teens Might Not Protect Men's Bones, Study SuggestsNovember 19, 2013

Instead, research found boys who consumed more milk had higher risk of hip fractures as adults

Timely Surgery Tied to Better Outcomes After Hip FractureNovember 18, 2013

Small study looked at death rates, major complications

Exercise May Help Breast Cancer Survivors Battle Bone LossNovember 08, 2013

Aerobics and strength training known to counter bone loss in older women, researchers say

For Children of Teen Parents, Most Injuries Due to Falls: StudyNovember 07, 2013

ER records suggest efforts should be made to teach better supervision skills to young parents, researcher says

Little Benefit Seen in Repeat Bone-Density TestingSeptember 24, 2013

Older adults without osteoporosis could wait longer between screenings, study suggests

Vitamin D Deficiency Often Seen in Traumatic Bone BreaksSeptember 13, 2013

Low levels common in adult patients of all ages, study finds

Ruling Out Unneeded Ankle X-Rays for KidsAugust 12, 2013

Applying simple rule for low-risk injuries helped ER docs cut use by 22 percent