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 »

NOF Announces Keynote Speakers for the Interdisciplinary Symposium on Osteoporosis (ISO18) »

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Former Navy SEAL, John Choate and NASA Scientist, Dr. Jean Sibonga will Present Dynamic Keynote Presentations at ISO18 in New Orleans ARLINGTON, VA — The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) announces former Navy SEAL, John Choate and NASA Scientist, Dr. Jean Sibonga as the keynote speakers for its annual meeting, the Interdisciplinary Symposium on Osteoporosis (ISO18),… Read more »

NOF Opposing Provision Undermining Medicare Part D »

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The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) issued the following statement opposing a provision included in the recently proposed Congressional budget deal that would undermine Medicare Part D: “Last year, NOF circulated a letter signed by more than 300 health advocacy groups opposing harmful changes to Medicare Part D, yet Congress continues to find ways to undermine… Read more »

NOF Elects Elizabeth A. Thompson as its New CEO »

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The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) Board of Trustees has announced the selection of Elizabeth A. Thompson as its next Chief Executive Officer, effective January 2, 2018. Ms. Thompson is widely regarded for her 30 years of national and global leadership experience, spanning for-profit and for-purpose organizations. Ms. Thompson has a track record of engaging diverse… Read more »

The National Osteoporosis Foundation Presents its Website in Spanish »

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The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF), the nation’s leading healthcare organization dedicated to bone health, today announced the launch of its new Spanish website, www.huesosanos.org. The new website offers the same expert information that is available from NOF’s English website, www.nof.org. NOF’s most recent prevalence report showed that 2.5 million Mexican-Americans suffer from osteoporosis and low… Read more »

Love Your Bones: October 20th is World Osteoporosis Day »

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The National Osteoporosis Foundation is Joining Organizations Across the Globe to Raise Awareness and Provide Resources Promoting Bone Health With 10 million Americans suffering from osteoporosis and another 44 million with low bone mass, it is estimated that one in two women and up to one in four men over age 50 will break a… Read more »

NOF Announces Formation of the Paget Disease Initiative »

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Merger with Paget Foundation Provides Information and Resources for Patients with Paget’s Disease The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF), the nation’s leading healthcare organization dedicated to bone health, announced today that the Paget Foundation has merged with NOF. NOF has established the Paget Disease Initiative, which will be the premier resource for information on Paget’s disease… Read more »