Ways to boost bone health as you age

Ways to boost bone health as you age

Everything hangs on your bones — literally — so it makes sense to take care of them if you want to stay active into your golden years. One of the growing risks the human body faces as you age is increasing frailty, which makes you more susceptible to broken bones. In fact, more than 300,000 Americans aged 65 and older are hospitalized each year for hip fractures, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and more than half of them never fully recover. Osteoporosis — a condition in which bones become more porous, weak and brittle —...

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