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Younger women are fighting osteoporosis

...for loss of minerals or thinning bones. It turned out Ms. Grimm's bones were weaker than normal. She was diagnosed with osteopenia, a precursor to osteoporosis if left untreated. "Osteoporosis never crossed my mind," said Ms. Grimm, 35. "I have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/09/22/liv_429201.shtml
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Bone health - What every woman should know

...recommended daily allowance. If a bone density test and a complete medical workup indicate that you have osteoporosis or osteopenia (some bone loss but not quite osteoporosis), diet and exercise alone may not halt further bone loss. Drug therapies are...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/09/27/liv_354841.shtml
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