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Exercise: The 2018 Physical Activity Guidelines (PAG) for Americans

A summary of the of the 2018 Physical Activity Guidelines (PAG) for Americans was published in a recent issue of the Journal of the Amer...

Pain and NSAID Safety

Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications (NSAIDs) such as ibuprofen and naproxen are commonly self-administered for pain; they also often...

Strontium for Osteoporosis Treatment: BEWARE

Strontium ranelate was an approved prescription medication in Europe for treatment of osteoporosis, based on several large randomized contr...

Aspirin for Primary Prevention of Vascular Disease

In the October 18, 2018 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine , there are reports of data from two large randomized controlled trial...

Forgetfulness, Mild Cognitive Impairment, and Prevention of Alzheimer's

Some forgetfulness accompanies normal aging. Some of us worry though whether forgetfulness means that we are developing Alzheimer's disease ...


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