Testing can be a good way to detect potential medical problems before they cause illness, but occasionally such vigilant …
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the American Heart Association recommend that children drink skim or low-fat milk after age 2. But that may not help them to avoid obesity.
For most people, the evidence doesn’t support any bone benefit of the popular supplements.
Weak bones may seem like a problem of aging, but there’s plenty we can do early in life (in our teens and 20s) to make sure bones stay healthy down the line
Postmenopausal women shouldn’t take low-dose supplements of vitamin D and calcium in hopes of preventing broken bones, a government panel recommended on Tuesday.
Eating a healthier diet, like the one recommended by the U.S. government, is no easy undertaking — not least because of its high cost. A new study published on Thursday in the journal Health Affairs calculates that it would …
Starting this week, an eyebrow-raising ad campaign will take on one of the last taboos of America’s media landscape: menstruation.
Since bones tend to deteriorate with age, it makes sense to take in more calcium as we get older, to help lower the risk of fractures in our hips and limbs. But how much additional calcium is enough? And is there such as thing as too much?
If you’ve been confused about the flip-flopping reports on the benefits and risks of vitamin D recently, you’re not alone.