Dogs and Bones

Dogs and Bones

DOGS AND BONES There are lots of good reasons to keep a dog around, including companionship and exercise. But older dog owners, particularly women, need to be cautious about the risk of falling and breaking a bone while walking. Fewer than 1 percent of fractures among...
How Many Steps?

How Many Steps?

HOW MANY STEPS? You surely have heard that you should get 10,000 steps a day. According to The Guardian, that number originated not in science but in a Japanese ad campaign from the 1960s. Don’t worry, scientists are still in favor of walking — it’s just that they’d...