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Read COPE's California Action Plan to Prevent Osteoporosis-A Promise of Lifelong Bone Health, launched May 17, 2005.
Read a National Osteoporosis Awareness Campaign Plan, commissioned by the U.S. Administration on Aging.
According to a recent survey conducted across the US, many men and women are still unaware of their risk for bone fracture and osteoporosis. How knowledgeable is your home state? Check out our survey findings...more
What You Should Know About Your Bones [pdf document]
Calcium: An Essential Element of Bone Health [pdf document]
Messages in the media surrounding calcium and bone health are often confusing. With a grant from Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, FORE was able to put together a comprehensive “Cheat Sheet”. This two page document can serve as your guide to the most recent suggestions on calcium, vitamin D and osteoporosis.
Exercise and Bone Health - What are the benefits for postmenopausal women? [pdf document]
FORE's Medical Consultant, Risa Kagan, MD, talks about the importance of exercise in fighting osteoporosis in the July issue of "The Female Patient."
Read the July 2006 white paper on Osteoporosis Detection in Older Adults, funded by the John Muir Health Fund and the Y&H Soda Foundation. The material and data was obtained from FORE's Senior Osteoporosis Screening Project as part of the Healthy Aging Initiative.