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bone density

Patient Story

‘An unbreakable spirit’

Born with a bone disorder that leaves her vulnerable to fractures, 9-year-old Addilyn won’t let life slow her down.

Strong bonds, strong bones

New study finds that older women who enjoy quality social connections might reap the rewards in physical health.

The hidden fallout of stroke

The limited mobility of stroke survivors puts them at increased risk of osteoporosis, broken bones and falls—but most are never screened for these problems.

Maintain your bone health

Do you know your risk factors for osteoporosis? You might be surprised.

There’s value in strength training

The goal is to keep muscles strong at every age.

What’s it going to take—a break?

The time to think about bone health is now.

Feeling blue and breaking bones?

Ladies: Here's what you need to know about antidepressants' link to higher fracture odds in menopause.

Bone screenings in need of prioritization

Patients at highest risk for fractures often miss out on tests.

Stronger muscles = Healthier bones in kids

Research shows better bone health in childhood could stave off osteoporosis in later adulthood.

Bone-building drug strengthens hips, spines of frail women

But stronger bones did not translate into fewer fractures in this elderly, high-risk population.

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