Tag: bone density osteoporosis

Osteoporosis Screening Guidelines Miss Many Women in the 50-64 Age Range

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) is a panel of experts appointed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality to review current medical practices and issue recommendations based on their findings. But their recommendations regarding osteoporosis screenings have been a subject of

Nutrients Needed for Strong Bones

When it comes to nutrition and bone health, vitamin D and calcium tend to get most of the attention. That’s fair, since those two nutrients are the keys to keeping bones strong. But other vitamins and minerals are important to bone health, too.

“In addition to calcium and vitamin D, it’s

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