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Refuge Notebook: Rutting moose and the social significance of antlers

...the bones in their bodies ? mainly the shoulder blades and ribs ? become soft and fragile, a temporary condition (osteoporosis) which subjects the bulls to injury and is the reason why some bulls have broken shoulder blades and ribs. Prime bulls...
No bones about it: Bone up on bone health

...exercise routine. Make no bones about it, osteoporosis is serious business. The skeletal system...that women are more often affected by osteoporosis, but men can develop this disease too. Osteoporosis literally means porous bones. It's...

...The Calcium Lie according to Dr. Thompson is the perception that osteoporosis is caused from a calcium deficiency, "Ask 999 people including medical doctors what is osteoporosis, a loss of what from your bones and what builds strong bones everyone...
Is drinking coffee really that bad for you?

...Increase blood pressure; * Be linked to pancreatic cancer; * Cause dehydration; * Leach calcium from the bones, causing osteoporosis. To be fair, early research seemed to support many of these claims. However, some research done decades ago is not of...
Photo Feature: Summer training

...Weight bearing exercises help build strong healthy bones, building strong bones in youth helps protect against osteoporosis. Osteoporosis is a disease that results in loss of bone mass and leaves a person at a higher risk for broken bones, even...
Here's what's going on at CPH

...program and several new physicians have joined our community. We have started a new program to help diagnose and prevent osteoporosis. We have a new Chief Operating Officer, Rick Davis, who will join us in August. Rick, coming to us from Alaska Regional...
Senior Briefs at 11:45 a.m., birthday party at noon Sterling Today: Bingo at 7 p.m. Wednesday: Exercise at 10 a.m., osteoporosis screening at 10 a.m., blood pressure checks at 11:30 a.m. Thursday: Crafts at 10 a.m., cards at 6 p.m. Friday...
Awareness at heart of Senior Fall Prevention week

...requires surgery," Jolly said. To avoid injuries from falls, Posey suggests senior citizens to be screened by a doctor for osteoporosis - a disease that causes bones to become weaker over time. "A lot of times the actual injuries that occur are due to low...
Annual "Got Health" Community Celebration and Forum is a healthy success...

...The test only took a minute and the results are used by a physician to help determine the risk of an individual developing osteoporosis and future bone fracture. Last year the forum conducted a visioning exercise to look at what resources and needs the community...
Simply weighing yourself can be misleading

...people of different height and weight. For example, we learned that in women over age 50, a low BMI increases the risk of osteoporosis, and that a BMI above 25 goes hand in hand with increased risk for heart disease. We could not delineate those risks based...


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