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USPSTF Issues Recommendation for Vitamin D, Calcium Supplementation for Fracture Prevention

USPSTF Issues Recommendation for Vitamin D, Calcium Supplementation for Fracture Prevention

The USPSTF has released recommendations for vitamin D and calcium supplementation for the primary prevention of fractures in community-dwelling adults.

Tai Chi May Be Therapeutic Option for Fibromyalgia

Tai chi interventions may be more effective at treating fibromyalgia than aerobic exercise.

Maternal probiotic, fish oil intake linked to offspring immune development

Maternal diet may be correlated with certain autoimmune-associated diseases in offspring.

Opinion

Examining the effects of wearable fitness trackers

The utility and effectiveness of wearable fitness devices are discussed in a clinician's opinion piece.

Preventing chronic diseases with lifestyle changes

A low-carbohydrate lifestyle is an effective treatment option to prevent chronic diseases.

Why dietary-protein intake matters

Ensure your patients' dietary protein intake meets recommended levels of 10% to 35% of caloric intake.

Features

Modest changes in level of exercise may prevent new cases of depression

Modest changes in level of exercise may prevent new cases of depression

Relatively modest changes in population levels of exercise may have important public mental health benefits and prevent a substantial number of new cases of depression.

Interventions in childhood obesity

Interventions in childhood obesity

Effective use of research-based interventions and recommendations for overweight and obese children begin with initiating a conversation with the family.

Slideshows

Eight apps for a healthy holiday

Eight apps for a healthy holiday

With the holiday season in full swing, clinicians and patients alike face difficulties in staying healthy and happy. Click through ...

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