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Health Matters: Hip fractures and osteoporosis

Health Matters: Hip fractures and osteoporosis

Bone loss is a common finding amongst the elderly, occurring when either the body loses too much bone, makes too little bone, or both. This process leads to weakened bones, making a fracture easier to occur. In serious cases of bone loss, a broken hip bone can happen from something as simple as a sneeze.

Source: The Mining Journal

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