Osteoporosis threatens 25 million Americans, mostly older women, but older men get it too. And more teenagers and young people are showing up with it. These numbers are predicted to rise as the population ages.
These numbers don’t mean much unless Osteoporosis hits your own family. It has mine. My 70 year old father has it and my brother’s stepdaughter has it at age 19!
- Cholesterol Drugs: In Wider UseA major study judging the benefits of cholesterol-lowering drugs in people with normal cholesterol has hit print, generating a new round of speculation about the proper use of these drugs, called statins. First presented at the American Heart Association meeting in November – and reported in our January issue – the study now appears in […]