Growing young bones need immediate attention after injury to avoid crooked or misshapen bones or arthritis later in life.
Learn the basics about parathyroid disease — including its relationship with low calcium, Vitamin D and kidney stones.
Milk does indeed do a body good. Learn how dairy consumption improves bone health and how you can get your kids to consume more of it.
We’re tackling the top 6 diet myths of 2012. This week's question: When it comes to the vitamins and nutrients our bodies need to thrive, can a pill beat what nature provides?
For years, people have been taking calcium supplements to prevent bone loss and stave off osteoporosis. While they may decrease your risk for a fracture, a recent study has found that calcium supplements can lead to an increased risk of cardiovascular disease.
Whether your child is dripping with sweat from playing tag in the hot sun or from playing basketball in the gym, hydration is critical. A dietitian gives popular drinks a ‘thumbs up’ or ‘thumbs down.’
A women's health expert weighs the pros and cons of this crucial mineral.
As we age, our bones become thinner and lose their density. But there are steps we can take to halt the “thinning” of our bones and prevent osteoporosis. Follow these tips from Cleveland Clinic experts.
Our bodies need 1,200 to 1,500 milligrams of calcium every day, but many of us make a common mistake when it comes to taking calcium supplements. Chad Deal, MD, offers tips for reading a label properly and getting your full dose of this crucial mineral.