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  • What Do You Know About Bone Health?

    What do you know about bone health? Do you think it’s something that only older people need to worry about? In fact, strong, healthy bones are a key part of…

  • Atypical femur fractures have been reported in patients with osteoporosis. This fracture happens in middle of the thigh (between the hip and the knee) without any major injury. Most often…

  • Spine Fracture Awareness

    Bone health rarely becomes a topic of conversation, even when someone breaks a bone. Typically, fracture patients blame their clumsiness or carelessness, but rarely question whether their bones should have…

  • Fracture Risk in African Americans

    Download BONESENSE PDF— Compared with Caucasians and other ethnic groups, African Americans have a lower risk of breaking a bone in their lifetime.1-3  The best explanations are genetic differences in…

  • Bone density is only one part of the story We have long known that there are factors other than bone density that affect a person’s risk of having a fracture.…

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