Be Aware of Your Bones

If you are a woman, osteoporosis is something that should be on your radar--of the 44 million Americans who are at risk, 68 percent are women. Don't sit back and wait for it to happen to you--use the following tips to lower your risk!

Medically Reviewed By: Haines, Cynthia MD | Last Review Date:

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