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Osteoporosis

Study: Osteoporosis plan could cut hip fractures by 25% nationally

More active osteoporosis disease management could cut the rate of hip fractures in the United States by 25%, according to a new Kaiser Permanent study. Researchers recommend increased use of bone scans, as well as greater use of anti-osteoporosis medications.

Osteoporosis-related hospitalizations rise

More Americans are being hospitalized for osteoporosis-related fractures and other injuries, according to a study by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.

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