Foods For Strong Bones Longmont CO

Whenever a broken bone heals, someone's bound to tell you that it's stronger than before. But that's not the case when an accident or surgery creates a gap that requires a bone graft. Then the new bone forms mostly on the surface of the implant, leaving the center hollow and weak.

Safeway
(303) 776-0506
1632 Hover Road
Longmont, CO
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,seafood,starbucks,Olive bar, DVDPlay Kiosk,Coinmaster,wi-fi
Store Hours
6:00 AM - Midnight
Pharmacy #
303-684-8468
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 8:00AM-8:00PM;Sat 9:00AM-6:00PM;Sun 10:00AM-4:00PM

Walmart
(303) 678-0803
800 South Hover Road
Longmont, CO
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sun:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Pharmacy #
(303) 678-0931
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Whole Foods Market
(303) 545-6611
2905 Pearl St
Boulder, CO
 
Safeway
(720) 890-0959
3333 Arapahoe Rd. No.B
Erie, CO
Services / Departments
Bakery,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,seafood,starbucks, DVDPlay Kiosk,Coinmaster,wi-fi
Store Hours
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Pharmacy #
720-890-0641
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-9:00PM;Sat 9:00AM-6:00PM;Sun 10:00AM-4:00PM

Safeway
(303) 833-2844
8134 Weld County Road 13
Firestone, CO
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Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,seafood,starbucks,Olive bar, DVDPlay Kiosk,Coinmaster,wi-fi
Store Hours
6:00 AM - Midnight
Pharmacy #
303-833-2843
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 8:00AM-8:00PM;Sat 9:00AM-6:00PM;Sun 10:00AM-4:00PM

Supertarget
(720) 864-4393
551 S Hover Rd
Longmont, CO
Store Hours
M-Fr: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.Sa: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.Su: 8:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.

Alberston Market
(303) 255-0596
3840 E 104Th Ave
Thornton, CO
 
Target
(303) 449-3400
2800 Pearl St
Boulder, CO
Store Hours
M-Fr: 8:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.Sa: 8:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.Su: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.

Walmart Supercenter
(303) 774-7513
2514 Main Street
Longmont, CO
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sun:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Pharmacy #
(303) 774-9419
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Whole Foods Market
(303) 443-1354
1275 Alpine Ave.
Boulder, CO
 

A Better Bone Bridge

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By James Keough

Whenever a broken bone heals, someone’s bound to tell you that it’s stronger than before. But that’s not the case when an accident or surgery creates a gap that requires a bone graft. Then the new bone forms mostly on the surface of the implant, leaving the center hollow and weak. Until now, that is. Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology have found a way to fill a gap with solid new bone by making a temporary bridge out of an unlikely mix of things: cement, a biodegradable mesh, a patient’s own bone cells, and extracts from seaweed and crustacean shells.

How does it work? The mesh provides a rebar-like structure that reinforces the cement, which is made from calcium phosphate (a mineral found in bone), and the shells yield chitosan, a biopolymer that makes the cement stronger. The bone cells get mixed right into the cement. Normally that would kill them, but the researchers first coat the cells with a natural polymer found in seaweed. Once in place, this mixture hardens enough to close the gap. Then the seaweed polymer dissolves, and the bone cells start to grow in the space left behind. And because the new bone growth occurs throughout the bridge, it is stronger than traditional grafts.

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