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Format: 04/18/2014
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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Weight vest helps prevent bone loss

Monday, November 18th, 2013

The risk of osteoporosis and osteopenia (bone mineral density is low but not yet dangerously low) can be reduced through diet and exercise. We can increase bone density if we wear a weighted vest when we take our walks or when we work out, says Victor Prisk, an orthopedic surgeon for the West Penn Allegheny Health Care system.

To read more, visit the Post-Gazette website.

 

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