Weight-Loss Wars: Men vs. Women

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 Are the sexes really different when it comes to losing weight?

Sometimes, it just doesn't seem fair. It seems like we women can just look at a decadent dessert and feel our hips widening, while all a man has to do is cut back his portions a little and watch the numbers on the scale drop.

Why do men lose weight faster than women? Or is that just a myth?

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Exercising with Osteoporosis: Stay active the safe way

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If you have osteoporosis, you might mistakenly think exercise will lead to fracture. In fact, though, using your muscles helps protect your bones.

Osteoporosis is a major cause of disability in older women. A bone-weakening disorder, osteoporosis often results in fractures in the hip and spine — which can severely impair your mobility and independence.

 

How can you reduce your risk of these life-altering injuries? Exercise can help.

Certain types of exercise may strengthen muscles and bones, while other types of exercises are designed to improve your balance — which can help prevent falls.

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