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Stopping Arthritis Pain: Advances in rheumatology progress to eliminate suffering

Stopping Arthritis Pain: Advances in rheumatology progress to eliminate suffering

There it is—that pain, the one that seems to holler, “inflammation!” It comes and goes, but each time it’s just as hard to endure. Or maybe it’s the nagging pain that’s a constant reminder of another chronic condition.

August 22, 2014 12:30 pm Photos

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Lakeshore Bone and Joint Raises Awareness about Osteoporosis and Fragility Fractures during National Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month

CHESTERTON | May is National Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month. Although an estimated 9 million adults in the U.S. have osteoporosis and an additional 43 million have low bone mass, most will go undiagnosed and untreated. A broken bone, also known as an osteoporotic or fragility fr…

April 30, 2014 3:41 pm

HEALTH BRIEFS: Diabetes class at pharmacy

VALPARAISO | Fagen Pharmacy this week will host a diabetes education class called Carbohydrate Counting: Your Daily Drills.

March 25, 2014 12:05 am
Broken Bone? It Could be Osteoporosis

Broken Bone? It Could be Osteoporosis

Not all broken bones are just an accident. If slips, trips or falls lead to a bone fracture, it could be a symptom of something much more serious: osteoporosis, a disease that weakens bones.

November 09, 2012 9:00 am

Med offers bone-ified help

Women who take bisphosphontes, drugs used to treat osteoporosis, for five or more years may be 2.5 times more likely to suffer from femur fracture, but researcher say the benefits of the drugs outweigh the risks.

March 03, 2011 12:00 am
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