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Do you want stronger bones; try high impact exercise says the NY Times

Do you want stronger bones; try high impact exercise says the NY Times As we age, it was previously thought that our bones would weaken, especially in females. The fear we were exposed to was because of osteoporosis which in a small population of women, became a problem in their later years. For many years, women had been told to take a Dexxa scan which would lead to many of them being offered them a drug thought to strengthen the bones (Remember Boniva with all its side effects including strange fractures in the bones that were supposed to be strengthened?). Read More »