Kim Snyder, The Women's Hospital
Women seem to be very conscientious about getting routine exams completed. Whether it is a mammogram, yearly physical, and colonoscopy or bone density. When getting the results we are relieved when everything is negative or normal.
Deaconess Medical Staff
Whether it’s back to school time for your child, or you’re planning a long hike, check out these helpful tips to ensure you know how to safely wear a backpack and promote good posture and spinal health.
Dr. Becca Hopper, Deaconess Clinic Internist and Pediatrician
Osteoporosis is a disease in which the density and quality of bone are reduced—bones actually become weaker. As bones become more porous and fragile, the risk of fracture is greatly increased. The loss of bone occurs silently and progressively. Often there are no symptoms until the first fracture occurs.
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