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Prevention of Osteoporosis (cont.)

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prevention of 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, hormone replacement therapy, estrogen therapy, weight-bearing exercise

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