150 Most-asked Questions about Osteoporosis: What Women Really Want to Know

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HarperCollins Publishers, 1996 - Medical - 224 pages
Osteoporosis, a bone-thinning disease worsened by menopause, may afflict half of all women over the age of 50. Almost as many women die annually from osteoporsis as from breast cancer. In this book, medical writer Jacobowitz shares answers to 150 essential questions, based on questionnaires from more than 25,000 women. Photos.

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150 most-asked questions about osteoporosis: what women really want to know

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Osteoporosis causes 1.5 million bone fractures every year; 80 percent of the victims are women who lose bone mass rapidly when their bodies stop producing estrogen. This disabling process can be ... Read full review

Contents

Before You Begin This Book
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How Do the Stages of Our Lives Relate
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What Kinds of Tests Can Tell Me If
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Jacobowitz is and award-winning medical writer, lecturer, and a former vice-president at a large Cleveland teaching hospital.

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