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20 October is World Osteoporosis Day

Improving your teen’s bone health: Prof Weaver

More than half of Australian teenagers aren't receiving their daily calcium requirements. Professor Weaver discusses health problems associated...
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Testing for osteoporosis and how to prevent it: Dr Joe

Dr Joe Kosterich talks about the causes, signs, diagnosis, prevention, management and concerns of osteoporosis.
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Helping kids recover from bone loss

In the beginning, there’s soft cartilage. Then the cells go to work. Calcium salts and phosphorus are pulled from the blood and made to...

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