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  • Myth or Fact: Milk is Good for your Bones – An Interview with Dr. Jack Choueka

    Milk mustache ads have long promoted the idea that drinking milk is important for children to grow strong bones. However, there are other ways for our bodies to get calcium and we may not need as much as we’ve been lead to believe. “The body derives calcium from two main sources,” says Dr. Jack Choueka, Chair of Orthopedic Surgery & Musculoskeletal Services. “The first is our dietary intake, and when that is inadequate, it pulls it from our bones.

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  • Tips For Taking Care Of A Broken Wrist

    Broken wrists are usually treated in either a cast or a brace. Upon occasion, broken wrists are treated with surgery. Either way, the following are some tips to help you to a speedy recovery.

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