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Vitamin D Deficiency Diagnoses Surge

More and more people are being diagnosed with vitamin D deficiency. A new study says the reason is more people are being screened. The study claims that in the past, most testing for vitamin D deficiency came when patients develop conditions caused by decreased bone density. Now testing is being done as part of preventive care program. Learn more.

  
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Scoliosis: Teens Talk

Corinne, 17, is a cross-country runner. She was diagnosed with scoliosis at age 7. Megan, 17, loves swimming and has had scoliosis since age 13. In this video, both teens talk about what it was like to have scoliosis, and how treatment helped them look and feel better. (Video)   Learn more.

  
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Knee Problems?

Jump, stand, run and pivot - simple tasks, which require the help of the largest joint in our body - the knee. The knee, according to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), is one of the most easily injured joints in the human body. AAOS says that almost 11 million people visit doctors every year because of knee problems. More than half of those, about 6 million, are visits to orthopaedic surgeons who do more work on knees than any other part of the body. Learn more.

  
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Back Tips for Work and School

Back pain is one of the most common problems, with millions of Americans suffering from back pain. In fact, back pain is the second leading cause of absenteeism from work, according to the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPMR). This isn't a problem just for adults, either. More and more children are developing back problems, with many groups blaming overstuffed backpacks. Learn more.

  
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Just Sitting Linked to Disability as You Age

If you're 60 and older, every additional hour a day you spend sitting is linked to doubling the risk of being disabled - regardless of how much moderate exercise you get. That's the conclusion of a new study in the Journal of Physical Activity & Health. Learn more.

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