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To have sturdy, healthy bones, you gotta beat 'em up.

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A lot of hope was pinned on estrogen replacement therapy for postmenopausal women, but now doctors are finding out that it's unsafe. "They will not have that protector of bones," DiNubile says.

Rubin says he thinks vibration therapy would be the perfect answer -- no drugs, no side effects. "It basically relies on the normal physiology of the skeleton," he says. "What could be better?"


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