This healthcast is an introduction to osteoporosis.
It contains information about:
- The severity of the problem in the United States.
- The medical and economic consequences of osteoporosis.
- The way to prevent and, if necessary, treat osteoporosis.
The web address for the 2004 US Surgeon-General’s Report on Osteoporosis is:
Length: 9 minutes
The advice in these Healthcasts is no subsititue for the advice of your own physician. You should make no changes in your medical care based on this advice before checking with your physician.