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A fracture every three seconds worldwide

Older adults are encouraged to be aware of osteoporosis risk factors and to consult doctors if at risk.

 

Don’t miss the signs of a breaking spine

Up to 70 percent of vertebral fractures don’t come to clinical attention.

 

Fractures due to osteoporosis threaten seniors’ independence

The International Osteoporosis Foundation and its member societies worldwide emphasis early prevention.

 

A hard lesson to learn

A 65-year-old had a bad fracture five years ago and looking back, she wished she could have done things differently.

 

Avoid a fracture

Early action to protect bone health is encouraged instead of delaying till after the first bone fracture.