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What a DXA Scan Can Reveal About Your Bone Health and Fracture Risk

Some common health concerns among postmenopausal women include breast cancer, heart attack, and stroke—but a medical condition that is more common than all of these is often overlooked. The condition is osteoporosis—weak, brittle bones that put you at high risk of suffering a bone fracture.

“More women suffer osteoporotic fractures each

Late-Stage Diagnosis of Prostate Cancer Increases

Recent data (Cancer, May 22) points to a rise in the diagnosis of late-stage prostate cancer. In the study, diagnoses in which the cancer had already spread to other parts of the body increased from 7.8 per 100,000 in 2010 to 9.2 per 100,000 in 2014.

Reza Mehrazin, MD, assistant professor

Frontline: Hysterectomy; Metabolic Syndrome; and Hot Flashes

Explore Other Options Before Undergoing a Hysterectomy
Researchers who analyzed data on more than 3,300 women who had undergone a hysterectomy found that nearly 20 percent had benign (non-cancerous) conditions for which other, less invasive treatment may have been more appropriate. The findings were published in the January 2015 issue of

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