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Here’s Why Osteoporosis Is a Bigger Problem Than People Realize

Harry Campbell for Reader’s Digest At age 53, Lisa Rustin slipped on a Del Mar, California, sidewalk and fractured her arm. A bone-density scan, recommended by her gynecologist because of her family history of thinning bones, revealed 
osteoporosis. She threw away her high heels, quit downhill skiing, overhauled her diet to include more calcium-rich foods,… Read More »

Are E-Cigarettes More Effective Than NRT for Smoking Cessation?

February 15, 2019 Share this content: Throat or mouth irritation was reported more often in the e-cigarette group compared with the nicotine replacement group. Refillable e-cigarettes demonstrate greater efficacy for smoking cessation than nicotine replacement therapy when both products are accompanied by behavioral support. A 2-group, multicenter, pragmatic, individually randomized controlled trial was conducted at… Read More »

More than 50,000 people have died waiting for social care since Tories vowed to fix system

More than 50,000 elderly people have died waiting for social care since the Tories vowed to fix their broken system nearly two years ago. Frail pensioners are stranded at home without help as cash-strapped councils struggle to get carers out to them. It is now 700 days since the Tories promised a Green Paper to… Read More »