Winter falls, bone fractures may point to osteoporosis

Jan 6, 2013 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: Detroit Free Press

If you're unlucky enough this winter to slip on an icy surface and break a bone, you may need to do more than just treat the injury.

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#1 Jan 7, 2013
Maybe people should also be aware on how to make their bone stronger.
Felissa G

Los Angeles, CA

#3 Jan 11, 2013
A lot of accidents can happen all year round and the truth is an osteoporosis fracture can happen to anyone when they least expect it. Normally for many people who take osteoporosis medication they have less to worry about because they've prepared for any complications from this bone-softening disease. However, there have been reports that taking osteoporosis meds long-term, as with the case of bisphosphonates, can result in fragility fractures of the same type that people were looking to avoid from osteoporosis. Find out more about it here,

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