Post Tagged with: "Osteoporosis"


May is National Osteoporosis Month

by Maj. Shamana Stevens
86th Medical Group

Osteoporosis is a condition characterized by the thinning of the bones and affects the lives of many Americans. The word itself actually means “porous bone.” A person with osteoporosis typically has low bone mass, poor bone quality and fragile bones. Approximately 10 million Americans already have osteoporosis, and 34 million are at high risk due to low bone mass.

May 15, 2014 ×
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