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Osteoporosis and Fragility Fractures: What You Need to Know

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Doctor wrapping a patient's wrist.
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Hip x-ray.
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Osteoporosis may be a bigger problem thank you think


Doctor wrapping a patient's ankle.
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Fragility fractures are about energy transfer


Wrist fracture.
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Fractures are breaks and vice versa


Woman doing yoga.
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Risk factors you can't control


Man strength training with a physical therapist.
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What you can do to reduce your risk


Senior woman who fell down.
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The perfect storm can form for falls


Senior woman taking pills.
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Start reducing your risk now


Doctor writing a prescription.
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The latest medications to boost bone health


Woman getting a bone density scan.
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This test is best to predict osteoporosis risk


Sources of calcium.
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The calcium conundrum


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Stephanie Stephens is a very experienced digital journalist, audio/video producer and host who covers health, healthcare and health policy, along with celebrities and their health, for a variety of publications, websites, networks, content agencies and other distinctive clients. Stephanie was accepted to THREAD AT YALE for summer 2018 to author and produce an investigative series. She is also active in the animal welfare community.