The year was 1987. I was getting ready to enter my freshman year at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill – go ahead, do the math. My mom and I received a letter asking us to participate in some research. Would we participate in a mother-daughter bone density
Have you noticed the commercials about medication for bone loss? Maybe I’m noticing more as I am in my 50s. Many don’t think a great deal about bone loss until something breaks! I know this was the case with a relative. After breaking her leg, she learned she had osteoporosis.
In spite of years of research and recommendations on bone health, we still have considerably high rates of osteopenia and osteoporosis in the US. That leads us to believe we haven’t yet uncovered all we need to know about protecting our bones. But, thanks to new research we’re learning new