FRAX

One in two women will break a bone in their lifetime due to osteoporosis, which is greater than that of heart attack, stroke, and breast cancer combined. Continue reading

Wrinkles, and age spots, and cancer! Oh my!

The sun, although glorious, is also responsible for most of the loathsome wrinkles, age spots, and skin cancers. Then why, oh why, are only 14 percent of women wearing sunscreen? Continue reading

Monkey see, monkey do

Our children are watching everything we do, right down to how much we move. Continue reading

Sitting, a health risk worth standing up for

The more you sit, the less physically active you are, which can lead to all sorts of health problems, including an early death. And for women, the risk increases by 60 percent for each extra hour a day of sitting. Continue reading

Had a FIT lately?

Nauseated by the thought of a colonoscopy prep? Colorectal cancer screening is not for the weary. Good news! There’s a new method of screening (FIT) that doesn’t require the traditional quality time in the bathroom (or day off work). Continue reading