From Help My Hurt, a new study from the July issue of the journal Radiology suggests that an ultrasound of the heel can predict your risk of osteoporosis.
Science Daily reports that low blood levels of vitamin D are associated with a higher risk of death overall and from cardiovascular causes. (Find out how best to get enough D on page 47 of our summer issue, on newsstands now.)
Reuters reports that women who gain too much weight during pregnancy are increasing their child’s risk of becoming overweight, according to a study from the University of Pennsylvania.
And for those trying to lose weight, Diet Blog offers four solutions for common diet pitfalls, including the best way to avoid the vending machine.