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Volume 23   •   Number 4  •  April 2019

What a DXA Scan Can Reveal About Your Bone Health and Fracture Risk

Some common health concerns among postmenopausal women include breast cancer, heart attack, and stroke—but a medical condition that is more common than all of these is often overlooked. The condition is osteoporosis—weak, brittle bones that put you at high risk of suffering a bone fracture. “More women suffer osteoporotic fractures each …


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Editor-in-Chief
Orli R. Etingin, M.D.
Director, Iris Cantor Womenu2019s Health Center; Vice Chairman, Dept. of Medicine;
Professor of Clinical Medicine,
Weill Cornell Medical College
Executive Editor
Dawn Bialy
Associate Editors
Kate Brophy
Jay Roland
Contributors
Jim Brown
Heidi Godman
Editorial Support
Weill Cornell Public Affairs
Group Director
Diane Muhlfeld
Editorial Advisory Board
Cardiology
Erica Jones, M.D.

Dermatology
Richard Granstein, M.D.
Diane S.u2008Berson, M.D.

Endocrinology
Andrew Martorella, M.D.

Gastroenterology
Ira Jacobson, M.D.
Ellen Scherl, M.D.

Gerontology
Veronica Lofaso, M.D.

Gynecology
Margaret Polaneczky, M.D.

Internal Medicine
Shari Midoneck, M.D.

Neurology
Nancy Nealon, M.D.

Nutrition
Barbra Heller, R.D.

Oncology
Anne Moore, M.D.

Psychiatry
Minna Fyer, M.D.

Radiology
Ruth Rosenblatt, M.D.

Rheumatology
Linda Russell, M.D.

Sports Medicine
Lisa Callahan, M.D.
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