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8 Ways to Prevent a Bone Fracture


Osteoporosis and bone fractures

1. Make a move

2. Work on balance

3. Opt for a bone-building diet

4. Ditch bad habits

5. Take note of medication side effects

6. Focus on eyesight

7. Avoid fall dangers

8. Talk with your doctor about your risk



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