Health

Exercise could help broken bones heal faster

If you've ever broken a bone, you probably thought it was best to rest and not put any weight on it. But somewhat counter-intuitively, exercise may actually play an important role in making sure fractures heal properly. In ...

Medications

How safe is a 'holiday' from bone-strengthening meds?

(HealthDay)—People on bone-protecting drugs often take breaks from them for a few years. Now a new study finds that a "holiday" from the medication risedronate (Actonel) may come with a slightly increased risk of hip fracture.

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