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  • Adding Vitamin D and calcium to HRT reduces fracture risk
    Adding Vitamin D and calcium to HRT reduces fracture risk
    Although controversy still exists, many women are on hormone replacement therapy (HRT). In addition to combatting menopausal symptoms such as hot flashes and vaginal dryness, HRT promotes grown risk; thus, reducing the risk of hip fractures from...
  • Quinton Patton
    Report: Quinton Patton has a fractured foot
    Jim Harbaugh announced on Friday afternoon that rookie WR Quinton Patton suffered a fracture in his foot from yesterday's 35-11 win against the Rams.Patton exited the first quarter with one reception for no net yards. A fourth-round pick in...
  • Collies Fracture
    A quick way to find out if your child broke a bone...
    Here is a short story that I heard about: A quick way to find out if your child broke a bone...In short, a patient had called the doctor up in a panic that he might have broken his pig’s leg / foot. He is a big guy and he stepped on his...
  • Government panel issues yet another controversial decision
    Government panel issues yet another controversial decision
    On June 12, the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) issued another health recommendation that is sure to spark controversy among healthcare professionals as well as the lay public. Its latest recommendation is that healthy...
  • Fracture
    Megan Miranda Releases Scientific Mystery
    Megan Miranda, a scientist and high school teacher, has always been fascinated by scientific mysteries—especially those associated with the brain. She will share her fascination with young adult readers when her first novel, Fracture, is...
  • Fracture
    Hidden comic gems: Fracture
    This is part of an irregular series of comic book collection reviews designed to bring Cedar Rapids and corridor readers the best comic stories they may not have read.Independent comics allow creators to take new and unique approaches to both...
  • An intriguing game of cat and mouse: Fracture film review
    An intriguing game of cat and mouse: Fracture film review
    As part of my Star of the Month spotlight, today's review is about the film Fracture. In 2007 when this film was released the film this writer immediately thought of was Primal Fear (1996). With that in mind, this writer knew that Fracture...
  • Star of the month: Ryan Gosling
    Star of the month: Ryan Gosling
    Starting this month I have decided to introduce a new column entitled Star of the Month. The star for this month is a man who has three films released this year. One of those films have already released earlier this summer. For those of you who...
  • Albert Pujols
    Pujols out roughly 6 weeks with small fracture on left radius
    It could have been better, but it could have been worse. In the end, the final diagnosis for superstar Albert Pujols is a non-displaced fracture of his left radius. He will miss a minimum of four weeks.That amount of time is extremely optimistic,...
  • Friday Night Lights
    Friday Night Lights faces more than one "Fracture"
    ***In Lexington, NBC is analog channel 8, satellite 382, and high def cable 906.*** NBC's Friday Night Lights continues its final season this week with "Fracture." This is an important episode, because a number of arcs that have been...
  • common heartburn medication
    Heartburn drugs under fire
    Common heartburn drugs are under fire, as a series of studies from the Archives of Internal Medicine released on Monday demonstrating serious side effects such as increase in fractures and bacterial infections. Collectively, these drugs are called...