The right shoes: The key to better health

Women’s shoes are not always kind to the feet and can inflict a range of damage, from bunions and corns to hammertoes. Ideally shoes should have a wide toe box and low heel to support and protect their feet and reduce the chance of falling. (Locked) More »

Vaccinations: Myth vs. reality

Vaccines are just as important for preventing disease now that we’re older as they were when we were children. Yet many older adults fail to get the vaccines they need to protect themselves against diseases such as the flu, pneumonia, and shingles. More »

Two osteoporosis drugs better than one

A combination of two osteoporosis drugs-denosumab (Prolia) and teriparatide (Forteo)-increases bone mineral density in women at risk for fractures better than either drug alone. (Locked) More »