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Revisiting Bone Drugs and Femur Fractures

Date: 05/24/11 | Section: News & Events

Revisiting Bone Drugs and Femur Fractures (Jane Brody, NY Times 3/8/11) provides a balanced report on the issue of atypical fractures with a compelling story about a New York doctor who experienced one recently. American Bone Health's BO...

American Bone Health's BONESENSE on New Dietary Guidelines

Date: 02/23/11 | Section: News & Events

The seventh edition of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, released in December of 2010, highlights issues that are not necessarily shocking but certainly very sobering. Although key messages about obesity dominate this report, there are several recommen...

ASBMR Forum on Aging and Skeletal Health

Date: 02/16/11 | Section: News & Events

The ASBMR Forum on Aging and Skeletal Health is quickly approaching, so register online today. The Foundation for Osteoporosis Research and Education is pleased to co-sponsor this important, two-day meeting and encourages you to join us.  View th...

Forum on Aging and Skeletal Health

Date: 02/02/11 | Section: News & Events

Join us this March in Bethesda, Maryland, USA, on the NIH Campus for the ASBMR Forum on Aging and Skeletal Health, supported by a grant from the NIH National Institute on Aging. This two-day meeting will provide a forum to share ideas, discuss recent devel...

Osteoporosis 2011: New Insights in Research, Diagnosis, and Clin

Date: 02/02/11 | Section: News & Events

Save the date for the annual  UCSF course. Osteoporosis 2011: New Insights in Research, Diagnosis, and Clinical Care   Overview  Presented by the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics of the University of California, San Francisc...

American Bone Health receives innovation award.

Date: 01/24/11 | Section: News & Events

American Bone Health received an award for excellence in program innovation for its Put a Brake on Fractures campaign at the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association (APHA). The award, established by an endowment from the Archstone Foundati...

USPSTF on Screening for Osteoporosis

Date: 01/18/11 | Section: News & Events

In an update to its 2002 recommendation, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) now recommends screening for osteoporosis in women ages 65 years and older and in younger women whose fracture risk is equal to or greater than that of a 65-year-old ...