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Osteoporosis

By: CBS News Email
By: CBS News Email

In a St. Joseph Healthscene report, more than half of women with osteoporosis still don't know they have a higher risk for bone fracture. Doctors say the results of the new global survey are frustrating because knowing how to limit the risk, through lifestyle choices and medications, can make a big difference. Half of women over 50 end up suffering a fracture as a result of the bone-thinning condition.


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