Bones

Maintaining healthy bones

Over the years, we have learned a great deal about bones, how they function, grow, rebuild, weaken, and break.  Of particular importance is our understanding of the role diet and exercise play in helping to assure overall bone health as we grow and age.


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.