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Wed, 2013-09-25

NBHA Featured in USA Today Golden Years Supplement

The Media Planet supplement features the 2Million2Many campaign's visual centerpiece, Cast Mountain, and includes information on the connection between broken bones and osteoporosis.

Wed, 2013-09-11

NBHA Article Published in Curent Osteoporosis Reports

“National Bone Health Alliance: An Innovative Public-Private Partnership Improving America’s Bone Health”,  an article highlighting our business model and major initiatives was published online and in the September issue of Current Osteoporosis Reports.  Read the full article online here.

Sun, 2013-01-06

USA Today features NBHA initiatives, partnership

NBHA’s collective work to reduce bone breaks through its 2Million2Many campaign and fracture liaison service secondary fracture prevention project  featured in USA Today on January 6: http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/01/04/health-bones-winter-osteoporosis/1764219/

Thu, 2012-11-01

NBHA and 2Million2Many Featured in Huffington Post 50 Blog

NBHA and the 2Million2Many campaign were featured in a Huffington Post 50 blog post by Barbara Hannah Grufferman on October 21. The post "Make No Bones About It: 50 Percent of Post-50 Women (and 25 Percent of Men) Will Break One Because of This Disease" included details on NBHA's 2Million2Many campaign as an example of the effort underway to reduce broken bones due to osteoporosis and a link to the video PSA.

 

Thu, 2012-11-01

NBHA Featured in Washington Post "Bone & Joint" Supplement

NBHA Leadership, Drs. Sundeep Khosla and Robert Recker, were featured in a question and answer column on osteoporosis that ran in a special "Bone and Joint" supplement in the October 22 issue of the Washington Post. A 2Million2Many public service announcement also ran on page 2 of the supplement.

Sat, 2012-09-01

2Million2Many campaign featured in USA Today "Boomers and Beyond" supplement

NBHA's 2Million2Many awareness campaign was featured on page 8 of a special "Boomers and Beyond" supplement published on Labor Day weekend 2012 in USA Today Weekend in 7 cities.

Sat, 2012-08-11

Cast Mountain at 13th Annual Santa Fe Bone Symposium

Cast Mountain looms over a meeting room Friday during the first day of the 13th annual Santa Fe Bone Symposium at the Eldorado Hotel. The 12-foot-by-12-foot installation, which represents the 5,500 osteoporosis-related bone breaks that occur daily in the U.S., is part of the national 2Million2Many campaign to promote osteoporosis testing and awareness.

Mon, 2012-07-02

NBHA Executive Committee member Dr. Ethel Siris featured in WSJ article on the confusing calcium/vitamin D landscape:

Wall Street Journal

While many people aren't getting enough calcium, new research cautions that some people may have the opposite problem: They could be getting too much.Americans spend more than $1 billion a year on calcium supplements in hopes of staving off osteoporosis, the brittle bone disease that cripples many elderly women and some men.

Tue, 2012-06-19

Seniors should take vitamin D and exercise to prevent falls, federal panel recommends

To reduce their risk of debilitating falls that can crack a hip or spine, seniors who are unsteady on their feet should take vitamin D supplements and engage in regular exercise or physical therapy, a federal task force recommended on Monday. The US Preventive Services Task Force -- the same panel of experts that gave a thumbs down to PSA screening last week -- concluded that the latest evidence was strong enough to recommend these two measures.

Wed, 2012-06-06

Bad to the bones Osteopenia and osteoporosis are 'silent,' so prevention is key

Gail Bruffee, 73, is determined to battle the effects of osteoporosis.

Bruffee, a retired public health nurse, has the bone disorder, which runs in her family. But she's not letting that stop her from living a very active life. She runs two to five miles each day and climbs 45 floors of stairs, for a total of 1,170 steps, two times a day.

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