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One Mineral Strengthens Bones (It’s Not Calcium)

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Each year more than 300,000 seniors are hospitalized with hip fractures. For many of them, it is the start of a downward health spiral that ends in death.

One in five hip fracture patients will die within a year of their injury.[1]

A surprising number of people are at high risk for broken bones. About 40% of Americans over 50 have osteoporosis or low bone mass.

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They’re in Your House…and They Double Your Cancer Risk

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The incidence of thyroid cancer is skyrocketing in the U.S. It’s growing faster than any other cancer.

Thyroid cancer rates have more than doubled in the U.S. since the late 90s. Between 1998 and 2017, the number of cases went from 6.7 per 100,000 people to 13.3, according to the National Institutes of Health. More than 50,000 Americans a year are diagnosed with it.

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Simple Trick to Cut Nighttime Bathroom Trips

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A new study shows that one easy diet change can end annoying nighttime bathroom trips.

After age 50, most people wake up one or more times a night to urinate. This is a condition called nocturia. It can lead to sleep disruption, daytime tiredness, irritability, and stress.[1]

Most people with this problem are told to reduce the amount of water they drink before bedtime.

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5 Food Cravings That Can Signal a Nutrient Deficiency

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Have you started craving chocolate so much that you dream of visiting the Hershey factory?

Do you consider salt one of the major food groups?

Or maybe you’ve eaten steak for the last three nights.

It might not be your willpower that is collapsing. Food cravings can be triggered by nutrient deficiencies.

Research by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has found that the urge to eat certain foods may be a symptom of a specific vitamin or mineral shortage.

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Read This Before Getting Knee Replacement

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The number of Americans getting knee replacement surgery is double what it was in 2000. More than 750,000 of us a year now get new knees.[1]

The increase is not because more people are having knee problems. It’s because more people are choosing to have knee replacement surgery when they have less severe pain.[2]

That may be a mistake.

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One Word You Never Want to See on a Soap Label

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If you look at the labels of personal care products like shampoo, deodorant, or soap, you’ll see a list of ingredients that is very specific.

All the items in the product are fully disclosed…except one.

For decades, federal regulations have let companies hide nasty chemicals by using the catch-all term “fragrance.”

The Food and Drug Administration exempts manufacturers from disclosing what’s actually in the “fragrance.”

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