Improve Your Understanding of Osteoporosis

Having weak, brittle bones raises your risk of fracture; learn the important facts that can help you protect your bone health.

Osteoporosis is a condition characterized by deterioration of bone tissue that results in compromised bone strength. “In simpler terms, osteoporosis is loss of bone mass and bone density,” says Dorothy Fink, MD, an endocrinologist at the Weill Cornell-affiliated Hospital for Special Surgery. The main health risk associated with osteoporosis is bone fracture, which can lead […]

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