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Osteoporosis: Surgeon General's Report on Bone Health and Osteoporosis: What It Means to You
Last published 12/2019
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This booklet contains plain-language information about bone health and osteoporosis based on the Surgeon General’s report. It explains the importance to long-term bone health of getting enough calcium and vitamin D. It describes what osteoporosis is, what the risk factors are, and what you can do to help prevent it. Several easy-to-understand illustrations, charts, and tables are included, along with tips for maintaining bone health and things to discuss with your doctor.
NIH Publication No. 19-7827
Length: 20 pp.
Quantity that can be ordered: up to 25 copies
This publication is in the public domain. It can be reproduced.
Size: 8 1/2 x 11
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