Osteoporosis Screening Guidelines Miss Many Women in the 50-64 Age Range

Recommendations from the USPSTF may put women at higher risk for fracture.

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) is a panel of experts appointed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality to review current medical practices and issue recommendations based on their findings. But their recommendations regarding osteoporosis screenings have been a subject of controversy for many years. “Osteoporosis […]

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