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Patients hospitalized with osteoporosis and injury were 4 times as likely to be discharged to a long-term care facility, such as a nursing home or rehabilitation center (56.5% versus 15.9%)… [ Get More Details ]
By 2010, an estimated 52 million Americans over the age of 50 will be affected by osteoporosis–12 million will be diagnosed with the disease and 40 million more will have… [ Get More Details ]
1 in 2 women, and 1 in 4 men, over the age of 50 will have an osteoporosis-related fracture during their lifetime.
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