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Teri Spring: Building better bone health is vital from an early age

Posted: Sunday, September 3, 2017 11:30 am

Osteoporosis affects 1 in 4 women and 1 in 18 men over the age of 65. Half of those over 65 have osteopenia, or low bone mass.

Osteoporosis reduces the strength and size of your bones and increases risk of fractures. Though it is a disease that mostly affects aging adults, bone health is a lifelong concern, and the sooner we focus on strong bones, the better we will be in our aging years.

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