NOF responds to The New York Times article, “Exercise Is Not the Path to Strong Bones” »

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NOF Trustee Heidi Skolnik, MS, CDN, FACSM, submitted a letter to the editor at the New York Times regarding its April 1, 2016 article, “Exercise is the Not the Path to Strong Bones.” Ms. Skolnik pointed out the importance of exercise to overall health, including fracture prevention. To view the New York Times article here: View the letter to… Read more »

New Wall Street Journal Article on the Benefits of Bisphosphonates Outweighing the Risks for Many Patients »

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The Wall Street Journal recently published an article detailing the benefits of bisphosphonates outweighing the risks for many patients. Text from the full article is included below. View the original article with graphics and visuals. More Support for Osteoporosis Drugs: The benefits of bisphosphonates outweigh the risks for many patients, according to new research and… Read more »

Listen to Your Bones »

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This article from the October issue of Dr. Oz Magazine includes strategies to help keep your bones strong and features quotes from NOF Clinical Director, Dr. Andrea Singer and Senior Director of Science Policy, Taylor Wallace, Ph.D. Read the full article.

NOF Statement on Calcium and Vitamin D »

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Calcium and vitamin D are essential to building strong, dense bones when you’re young and to keeping them strong and healthy as you age. Scientific evidence supports the role of calcium and vitamin D for maintenance of healthy bones at all ages. Read NOF’s statement on the importance of calcium and vitamin D. Calcium plus… Read more »

Men’s Osteoporosis Prevention and Screening Neglected »

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This recent article from Today’s Geriatric News highlights research presented at the American Geriatric Society’s annual meeting that found men are far less likely than women to take preventive measures against osteoporosis or to be screened for the disease. The article calls on physicians to become proactive in recommending osteoporosis screening and treatment for older… Read more »