Foods For Strong Bones Safford AZ

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.

Walmart Supercenter
(928) 428-7990
755 So 20Th Ave
Safford, AZ
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 #
(928) 428-2291
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Thriftee Food & Drug
(928) 428-0029
755 S Central Ave
Safford, AZ

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Safeway
(480) 855-5005
1060 E. Ray Rd
Chandler, AZ
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,seafood,starbucks, DVDPlay Kiosk,Coinmaster,U.S. Bank Branch
Store Hours
5:00 AM-Midnight
Pharmacy #
480-855-9996
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 8:00AM-8:00PM;Sat 8:00AM-6:00PM;Sun 10:00AM-6:00PM

Safeway
(520) 792-0083
2140 W. Grant
Tucson, AZ
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Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,starbucks,Sushi bar, DVDPlay Kiosk,Coinmaster
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5:00 AM-Midnight
Pharmacy #
520-792-0566
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 8:00AM-8:00PM;Sat-Sun 9:00AM-6:00PM

Safeway
(623) 935-3228
14175 W. Indian School Road
Goodyear, AZ
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Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,seafood,starbucks,Sushi bar,Olive bar, DVDPlay Kiosk,Coinmaster,wi-fi,Wells Fargo Bank Branch
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5:00 AM-Midnight
Pharmacy #
623-935-6463
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 8:00AM-8:00PM;Sat 8:00AM-6:00PM;Sun 10:00AM-6:00PM

Safeway
(928) 428-2771
2125 W. Highay 70
Thatcher, AZ
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,meat,pharmacy,produce, DVDPlay Kiosk,Coinmaster
Store Hours
5:00 AM-Midnight
Pharmacy #
928-428-7270
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-8:00PM;Sat 9:00AM-6:00PM;Sun 10:00AM-2:00PM

Safeway
(928) 634-3711
1635 E. Cottonwood Ln
Cottonwood, AZ
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Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,seafood,starbucks, DVDPlay Kiosk,Coinmaster,wi-fi
Store Hours
5:00 AM-Midnight
Pharmacy #
928-634-2481
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 8:00AM-8:00PM;Sat 8:00AM-6:00PM;Sun 10:00AM-6:00PM

Alberston Market
(480) 451-9825
15660 North Frank Lloyd Wright Blvd
Scottsdale, AZ
 
Costco
(480) 375-2850
2450 E Beardsley Rd
Phoenix, AZ
 
Target
(602) 953-2151
12602 N Paradise Village Pkwy W
Phoenix, AZ
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.

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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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