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Are you at risk for osteoporosis?

If you can agree with any of these statements, you could be at high risk for weak bones, and you should talk to your health care provider to learn about ways to prevent osteoporosis.

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Osteoporosis: Love your bones so they'll love you back

Hip fractures hurt! Did you know 1 in 5 older Americans who suffer from a hip fracture die within a year of the fracture? One in 5 people with a hip fracture end up in a nursing home within a year. Hip fractures account for 300,000 hospitalizations each year. You may not realize how common it is, that it affects both men and women, and – most importantly – that there are steps you can take to prevent and/or treat it!

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