Bone & Joint

Why osteoporosis in women is higher than in men 
Why osteoporosis in women is higher than in men
Experts say that just being a woman automatically raises the risk for osteoporosis, a condition that weakens your bones. Learn why.
Sprained ankle…now what? 
Sprained ankle…now what?
Sprains can be minor or major—and just plain painful. Here’s what to do when you have a sprain, or think you do.
4 bites that could really bug you 
4 bites that could really bug you
From bed bugs to pesky mosquitoes, most insect bites are no more than a nuisance, but some bug bites may require medical attention.
Don’t let DIY projects become a medical emergency  Featured
Don’t let DIY projects become a medical emergency
Home improvement is all the rage, but one in five do-it-yourselfers will suffer an injury. Here’s some tips to help you stay out of the emergency room.
Is total joint replacement surgery right for you?  Featured
Is total joint replacement surgery right for you?
Many people who need a hip or knee replacement often suffer for years before getting help. Find out what treatment options could help ease your pain.
Kevin Ware faces long road to recovery 
Kevin Ware faces long road to recovery
Louisville guard, Kevin Ware, is bracing for one of the hardest challenges of his life— healing after a devastating injury that sidelined him during a NCAA championship game.
Fitness for baby boomers not one-size-fits-all 
Fitness for baby boomers not one-size-fits-all
As Americans celebrate more birthdays, tailor-made exercise routines are essential to staying healthy, experts say. So, what should fitness goals be for people 50 and older? Our fitness expert weighs in.