Know my bones is a website for postmenopausal women where you can sign up for free information and take a quiz to find out how many women age 50 and older will have an osteoporosis related fracture in their lifetime.
National Osteoporosis Foundation
This is the nation's leading voluntary health organization solely dedicated to osteoporosis and bone health. The NOF achieves its mission through programs of awareness, education and training, advocacy and research.
National Institutes of Health
This is the primary Federal agency for conducting and supporting medical research. NIH scientist investigate ways to prevent disease as well as the causes, treatments and even cures for common and rare diseases.
Surgeon General’s Report of Bone Health
In this report, the 17th Surgeon General of the United States Richard H. Carmona, M.D. warns that by 2020, half of all American citizens older than 50 will be at risk for fractures from osteoporosis and low bone mass if no immediate action is taken by individuals at risk, doctors, health systems, and policymakers.
National Arthritis Foundation
Ergonomic Hand Tools
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Bureau of Senior Services
West Virginia City by County Recreation Centers
Active Options for Aging Americans
National Institute of Health
National Institute of Child Health & Human Development
National Institute of Arthritis & Musculoskeletal & Skin Diseases (NIAMS)
Lee Valley Tools
Center for Excellence in Disabilities (CED)
West Virginia Prevention Resource Center (PRC)
American Dietetic Association (ADA)
National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF)
West Virginia Caregivers
National Council on Aging
US Department of Agriculture
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