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NIH Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases National Resource Center
Osteoporosis - WomensHealth.gov
Self-Assessment Tools
Are You At Risk for Osteoporosis?
This short quiz can help you decide whether someone you love might need to see a professional about their bone health.
Bone Health and Osteoporosis: A Report of the Surgeon General
An authoritative source of information on all aspects of bone health and osteoporosis throughout the lifecycle.

Myths and Realities of Bone Health
Did you know that osteoporosis can be prevented and that if you have osteoporosis, there are things you can do to treat it? Know the truth about osteoporosis.

Living Well with Osteoporosis.
Osteoporosis Canada offers a list of guidelines that will help with safe movement (Some First Steps), suggestions for preventing falls, and more information about preventing and treating osteoporosis.

National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) - Info for Newly Diagnosed
Find answers to commonly asked questions about osteoperosis.
NOF Support Groups
National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) page with tips on how to find a support groups, why to join a support group, how to start a support group, and other important community information.
WebMD - Osteoporosis
WebMD provides many resources on osteoporosis diagnosis, prevention, and treatment.
What People With Lactose Intolerance Need to Know About Osteoporosis
Do you get a stomach ache after drinking or eating dairy products? Your bone health may suffer if you can't consume these foods. This website provides some helpful tips for dealing with lactose intolerance.

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