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Human corpses harvested in multimillion-dollar trade

Willson et al. theage.com.au A grisly trade in human body parts leaves relatives grieving and some recipients at risk of life-threatening disease. On February 24, Ukrainian authorities made an alarming discovery: bones and other human tissues crammed into coolers in … Continue reading

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Vitamin D Deficiency High Among Trauma Patients

PR Newswire New research presented at the 2012 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) found that 77 percent of trauma patients had deficient or insufficient levels of vitamin D. Researchers have linked a lack of vitamin D with … Continue reading

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Study: Men who do load-bearing exercise in early 20s may be shielded from osteoporosis

Sara Knoll EurekAlert Without intervention, 1 in 5 men develop fractures related to osteoporosis in old age. Washington, DC, May 4, 2012 – Young men who play volleyball, basketball or other load-bearing sports for four hours a week or more … Continue reading

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In the Brain, Broken Hearts Hurt Like Broken Bones

Maia Szalavitz TIME Sticks and stones may break your bones, but names can hurt just as much. Indeed, according to converging evidence reported in a new review in Current Directions in Psychological Science, physical and social pain are processed in … Continue reading

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The Worst Possible Thing to Ignore if You Have Arthritis

Source: Mercola About one in five adults, or nearly 50 million Americans, have been diagnosed with arthritis, the most common form of which is osteoarthritis. If you have osteoarthritis, the cartilage within your joints is progressively being damaged, and the … Continue reading

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