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2014-12-22 23:06:02

After five successful years of helping girls build strong bones, the U.S.

2013-12-30 16:21:21

Fracture Liaison Service Programs are the Solution to Reducing the Two Million Bone Breaks Caused by Osteoporosis Each Year. WASHINGTON, Dec.

2010-09-29 07:34:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- A woman's chance of breaking a bone from osteoporosis is higher than her combined risk of breast cancer, heart disease and stroke.

2010-05-03 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, May 3 /PRNewswire/ -- This month the National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) will celebrate National Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month in conjunction with a new campaign, called Healthy Bones, Build Them For Life®.

2009-09-01 02:07:00

NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius today announced a new campaign, called Best Bones Forever!, designed to improve bone health and decrease the risk of osteoporosis.

2009-07-28 04:00:00

CLEVELAND, July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 340,000(2) women suffer from postmenopausal osteoporosis (PMO) in Ohio and more than 900,000(3) are at risk for the disease.

2009-05-21 12:41:00

Congress Urged to Support Bill for Bone Health Promotion and Research WASHINGTON, May 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) in conjunction with the National Coalition for Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases held a briefing on Capitol Hill today to engage Congress in an action plan for making bone health a national priority and encourage lawmakers to sign on to the "Bone Health Promotion and Research Act." The proposed legislation would create a...


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