No matter our age, most of us are always concerned about a fall or bone fracture. Bone breaks can lead to serious problems as we grow older, so doing all we can to prevent them makes sense. What may not make sense, however, is taking calcium and vitamin D supplements to strengthen your bones. A new meta analysis study published in JAMA has found that there really is no evidence to support the use of these supplements as a way to lower the incidence of bone fractures. While that finding goes against the grain of years of recommendations, in fact it may mean that many of us have been wasting our time and money on measures that are of no real benefit. To find out more, read about this new research Here. And do you know your own risks for a bone fracture? If not, try out this bone fracture risk calculator Here.