Childhood obesity and orthopaedics – understanding their connection and moving toward healthier growth

According to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, the past 20 years has seen a dramatic increase in the number of children, adolescents and adults diagnosed as being overweight or obese.

Breast cancer and bone health

Breast cancer is the most common malignancy and second leading cause of death amongst women in the United States. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that 2013 saw 180,000 newly diagnosed cases of breast cancer with all but 2,240 of them occurring in women.