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Health Tip: Reduce Your Risk of a Stress Fracture May 20, 2016

Don't push too hard during exercise

Poor Vision and Dangerous Falls Plague Many U.S. Seniors May 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 Risk April 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 Women March 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: Study October 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: Studies September 30, 2015

Researchers find no evidence that boosting intake will prevent fractures

Hip-Fracture Surgery Risk Not Just Due to Age, Study Finds September 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: Study September 14, 2015

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

Growth Hormone May Lower Odds of Fractures in Older Women August 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 Abuse July 13, 2015

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

Keep Safety in Mind When Skateboarding June 21, 2015

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

Even Slightly Overactive Thyroid Linked to Higher Fracture Risk May 26, 2015

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

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

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

Early Hospital Release May Hurt Broken-Hip Patients February 25, 2015

Survival odds improve with longer stay, study finds

Weight Gain or Loss Linked to Fracture Risk in Older Women January 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: Study December 18, 2014

Researchers suspect that more marked hormonal changes may explain possible connection

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

Pain and tenderness are prime signals

Health Tip: Take Care of Your Cast December 02, 2014

Wiggle your digits to help reduce swelling

Statins Won't Help Protect Bones, Study Finds December 01, 2014

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

Men Less Likely Than Women to Get Bone Test After Fracture November 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: Study October 27, 2014

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

Osteoporosis Screening Guidelines May Miss Younger Women at Risk October 24, 2014

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

Study Finds Kidney Stones Linked to Weakened Bones October 23, 2014

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

Osteoporosis Drugs Work, But Review Finds No Clear Winner September 08, 2014

Risk of 'atypical' fractures is rare, researchers say

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

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

Anesthesia Type May Affect Recovery From Hip Fracture Repair June 24, 2014

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

Broken Bones, Concussions Most Common Injuries in Youth Hockey June 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 Says May 30, 2014

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

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

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

Health Tip: Reducing Your Risk of Stress Fractures April 29, 2014

Get lots of vitamin D and calcium

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

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

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

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

Health Tip: Stay Comfortable in a Cast March 27, 2014

Apply ice if you need it

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

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

Walking May Help Older Men Sidestep Hip Fractures February 21, 2014

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

After Hip Fracture, Home Exercise Program May Boost Recovery February 18, 2014

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

Heavy Kids May Suffer Worse Elbow Fractures February 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 Football January 24, 2014

Wrestling was distant second in large study of interscholastic sports

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

Doctors urged to consider level of trauma causing injury

Avoiding Injury During Winter Sports January 05, 2014

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

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

Study followed Swedish seniors for six years

Bones Benefit From Exercise After Breast Cancer, Study Finds December 13, 2013

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

Drinking Milk as Teens Might Not Protect Men's Bones, Study Suggests November 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 Fracture November 18, 2013

Small study looked at death rates, major complications

Exercise May Help Breast Cancer Survivors Battle Bone Loss November 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: Study November 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 Testing September 24, 2013

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

Vitamin D Deficiency Often Seen in Traumatic Bone Breaks September 13, 2013

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