NOF Adds to its Mission Department »

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The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF), the nation’s leading health organization solely dedicated to osteoporosis and bone health, announced the addition of two thoughtful new leaders to its newly designated Mission department, underscoring the organization’s commitment to delivering quality educational programming for patients and healthcare professionals. Samantha Mayberry joins NOF as the Associate Director of Patient… Read more »

NOF Statement On Medicare Open Enrollment »

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Patient Group Urges Fix To DXA Screening Reimbursement Rates To Encourage More Osteoporosis Screenings Today, as Medicare Open Enrollment starts, the National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) urged policymakers to raise the reimbursement rates for x-ray absorptiometry (DXA) screenings, which are the gold standard for osteoporosis screenings. Currently, bipartisan bills are sitting in both Chambers that would… Read more »

Are You at Risk for Developing Bone Disease? »

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The National Osteoporosis Foundation Joins Organizations Worldwide to Raise Awareness about Osteoporosis and the Risk of Fractures on World Osteoporosis Day, October 20th Did you know that weak bones are not a normal part of aging? Osteoporosis causes bones to become weak and fragile, so that they break easily – even from a minor fall… Read more »

NOF Named an Official Charity Partner of the TCS New York City Marathon and Fields a Team of Runners Aged 40+ »

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The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF), the leading bone health organization in the U.S., was named an Official Charity Partner of the 2018 TCS New York City Marathon. The race will take place on Sunday, November 4, 2018. For its inaugural team, NOF has secured five women over the age of 40 to join its Be… Read more »

Leading Organizations Meet To Discuss Unmet Needs In Osteoporosis and Outline An Initial Action Plan »

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June 11, 2018| Press Releases On June 11, 2018, leaders from the National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF), International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF), and Amgen’s Bone Health and Advocacy Relations teams convened in London, England at the Royal Academy of Medicine. The purpose of the meeting was to develop a concrete plan for a meaningful collaboration between the two organizations. Back row:… Read more »

Break Free from Osteoporosis for May’s National Osteoporosis Month: What You Need to Know About Your Bone Health at Every Age »

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National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) Issues Jumping Jack Challenge and Offers New Information and Resources About Bone Health The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) is celebrating May’s National Osteoporosis Month with a variety of activities and resources to help people of all ages understand the importance of good bone health. NOF’s call to action to Break Free… Read more »

NOF Announces Dr. Joan Lappe as the 2018 Recipient of the Lawrence G. Raisz Memorial Lecture Award »

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The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) announces Joan Lappe, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, Criss/Beirne Professor of Nursing and Associate Dean for Research and Professor of Medicine, Osteoporosis Research Center, Creighton University and NOF Trustee, as the recipient of its 2018 Lawrence G. Raisz, MD Memorial Lecture Award. Dr. Lappe will present highlights from her research on nutrition… Read more »

Intiva Health and National Osteoporosis Foundation Launch Cryptocurrency Donation Program »

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Austin, TX — Intiva Health, a career platform for medical professionals, which recently announced an initial coin offering, is partnering with the National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) on a charitable cryptocurrency donation program. Investors who purchase Intiva Tokens, a cryptocurrency that can be used by licensed medical professionals to purchase such services as continuing education or… Read more »