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Good News for Postmenopausal Bones: Benefits of Osteoporosis Meds Outweigh Risks

New practice guidelines issued by the Endocrine Society provide information about osteoporosis medication options and answer questions women may have.

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Osteopenia Treatment: 9 Drug-Free Steps to Take

Learn about the different treatment options available and find out the actions you can take right now to lower your risk.

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12 Osteoporosis Terms You Should Know

Recently diagnosed with osteoporosis? Here’s a guide to some common terms you should understand.

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Osteoporosis-Friendly Exercises to Try

Exercise can help you maintain and build bone strength when you’re living with osteoporosis. Here’s how to build a safe routine that works for you.

10 Ways to Lower Bone Fracture Risk

Many fractures in older people are related to osteoporosis. Here are some simple things you can do to reduce your risk.

How to Treat a Hip Fracture

Here’s what you need to know about your treatment options following a hip fracture.

Should You Take a 'Drug Holiday' from Bisphosphonates?

Should You Take a 'Drug Holiday' From Bisphosphonates?

In some cases, the risks of these osteoporosis medications indicate that stopping them for a while is a good idea.

Scared to Take Osteoporosis Drugs?

If you have osteoporosis, you may be tempted to skip bisphosphonates because you fear the side effects.

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Fragility Fractures: What to Know

A fragility fracture can be a sign of osteoporosis and can increase your risk for other serious fractures in the future.

New Worries About Calcium Supplements

Getting more bone-building calcium by taking supplements seems like it should be a good thing. But some doctors aren’t so sure.