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Univisión, the largest Hispanic media company in the country, supports the efforts of the National Osteoporosis Foundation by helping to create awareness about bone health in their nationwide show “Despierta América,” reminding their audience that May is National Osteoporosis Month.

Interdisciplinary Symposium on Osteoporosis (ISO) Cancelled »

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  Dear Attendees, We hope that you, your family and colleagues are safe and healthy during this unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic. All staff at the National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) are working from home, but fully able to continue to serve our patient and healthcare professional communities. After careful consideration, we have decided to cancel the Interdisciplinary… Read more »

NOF Statement on Access to Osteoporosis Medications Covered Under Medicare Part B During COVID-19 Pandemic »

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Contact: Claire Gill, Interim CEO claire.gill@nof.org The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF), the country’s leading health organization representing 10 million Americans who suffer from osteoporosis, a chronic disease that weakens bone and increases a person’s risk for debilitating and deadly fractures, urges Members of Congress to assure that patients who are covered by Medicare Part B… Read more »

Do You Think About Your Bone Health? »

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The National Osteoporosis Foundation Joins Organizations Worldwide to Raise Awareness and Provide Resources about Osteoporosis and Bone Health on World Osteoporosis Day, October 20th ARLINGTON, VA (October 15, 2019) In the U.S. more than 54 million people either already have osteoporosis or are at high risk of the disease due to low bone density. Osteoporosis-related… Read more »

Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month 2019 »

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On behalf of the Board of Trustees, staff and volunteers who are part of the mission of the National Osteoporosis Foundation, we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month. We join Americans across the country in celebrating the countless contributions of Hispanic Americans to U.S. culture and society. We believe that our strength lies in differences, not in… Read more »

New Report on Burden of Osteoporosis Highlights Huge and Growing Economic and Human Toll of the Disease »

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Approximately 2.3 Million Fractures Suffered by 2 Million on Medicare; Proven Preventive Measures Go Largely Unused ARLINGTON, VA (September 11, 2019)- A new report released today by the National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) finds that despite the existence of proven preventive measures, approximately 2 million Americans on Medicare suffered 2.3 million osteoporosis-related bone fractures in 2015…. Read more »

National Osteoporosis Foundation Report Finds Patient-Centered Care Is Key Element in Delivering High-Quality, High-Value Treatment »

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ARLINGTON, VA (July 29, 2019) — A new report released today by the National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF), the nation’s leading  health organization dedicated to preventing osteoporosis and broken bones, found that the vast majority of patients, including those at highest risk of a osteoporotic/fragility fracture (i.e., those who have experienced a previous fracture after age… Read more »

The National Osteoporosis Foundation Launches a First of its Kind Tool to Collect Patient Input for the Osteoporosis Field »

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Arlington, VA (June 27, 2019) – Approximately 10 million Americans age 50 and above have osteoporosis and another 44 million have low bone density, placing them at increased risk for bone fracture. Bone fractures related to osteoporosis are responsible for more hospitalizations than heart attacks, strokes and breast cancer combined. To hear directly from patients… Read more »