Osteoporosis is a costly burden; maternal lead levels linked to childhood obesity

Friday, October 4, 2019

Osteoporosis remains a costly burden to older U.S. adults

By Jeff Craven

The direct cost of osteoporosis was more than $70 billion between 2012 and 2014, according to the report.

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