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Fall Prevention and Osteoporosis (cont.)

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fall prevention and osteoporosis, osteoporosis, osteopenia, weak bones, porous bones, bone loss, bone density loss, bone mineral density loss, BMD, dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry, DXA, calcium, menopause, hunchback, hump back, dowager's hump, broken hip, hip fracture, weight-bearing exercise, fall prevention, broken bones

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 9/21/2012

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