How Strong Are Your Bones? May is National Osteoporosis Month »

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The National Osteoporosis Foundation Issues the Jumping Jack Challenge to Raise Awareness about Building and Maintaining Strong Bones ARLINGTON, VA (May 1, 2017) — Can you do 10 jumping jacks in less than 10 seconds? If so, then you may be ready to accept the Jumping Jack Challenge for bone health. The National Osteoporosis Foundation… Read more »

National Osteoporosis Foundation Announces Catrell Harris as its New Director of Science and Education »

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ARLINGTON, VA (April 19, 2017) — The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF), the nation’s leading healthcare organization dedicated to bone health, has named Catrell Harris as its new Director of Science and Education. Harris is a seasoned nonprofit industry veteran with in-depth health experience and a track record of delivering profitable, innovative solutions to business challenges…. Read more »

NOF Partners with Farmacopea, Inc. to Conduct Health Education Outreach to Hispanic Audiences in the United States »

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ARLINGTON, VA (April 5, 2017) — The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF), the nation’s leading healthcare organization dedicated to bone health, announced today a new partnership with Farmacopea, Inc., an independent, minority-owned and women-owned agency that consults with clients on healthcare advertising and communications to target Spanish-speaking patients, caregivers and healthcare professionals. Together, NOF and Farmacopea… Read more »

The Cost of Prescription Drugs: How the Drug Delivery System Affects What Patients Pay »

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Washington, DC (June 13, 2017) – The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF), today issued the following statement in response to the Senate HELP hearing “The Cost of Prescription Drugs: How the Drug Delivery System Affects What Patients Pay” “During today’s hearing, several Senators raised the idea of allowing for the government to set prices in the… Read more »

308 Health Advocates Urge Congress to Protect Patients & Oppose Government Intervention in Medicare Part D »

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Washington, DC (February 21, 2017) – Today, the National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) and over 307 national and state health organizations urged legislators to protect patient access to medications by opposing proposals to allow the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to interfere in the Medicare Part D program. Specifically, the letter advocates for preserving… Read more »

NOF Appoints New Members to its Board of Trustees »

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WASHINGTON, DC – The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) today announced the approval of three new members to its Board of Trustees. The new trustees include: Blair Childs, Senior Vice President, Public Affairs for Premier, Inc.; Michael Cook, Co-Leader, Health Law Practice Group for Liles Parker Attorneys and Counselors at Law and Chris N. Sciamanna, MD,… Read more »

The NOF’s Methods and Processes for Developing Position Statements »

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The National Osteoporosis Foundation frequently publishes position statements for the benefit of educating healthcare professionals and the general public on a particular issue and/or concern related to preventing osteoporosis and/or promoting strong bones throughout the lifespan. This manuscript represents the official methods and processes adopted by the NOF Board of Trustees for the purpose developing… Read more »

NOF Online Support Community Reaches More Than 30,000 Members »

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  NOF’s Online Community, Hosted by Inspire, Offers Peer-to-Peer Support for Osteoporosis Patients and Caregivers The National Osteoporosis Foundation’s Online Community, hosted by Inspire, recently celebrated its 30,000 member milestone. Offering osteoporosis patients and caregivers a place to turn for peer-to-peer support, the online community has experienced rapid membership growth since launching in October of 2007…. Read more »

Loss of Independence Ranks as Osteoporosis Patients’ Greatest Concern about Aging, According to Recent Survey by NOF »

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Osteoporosis Patients and Caregivers Offer Insights into Their Experience and Concerns Regarding Diagnosis, Fractures, Treatment, and Adherence Loss of independence (42%) and lost mobility (25%) ranked as the leading concerns about aging for osteoporosis patients who responded to a recent Bone Health Index Survey by the National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF), the nation’s leading healthcare organization… Read more »