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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The risk was mitigated with adequate maternal plasma levels of folate.
While the overall rate of teen births was 3%, the rate for teens with ADHD was more than 15%.
Adoption of the accelerated rule-out pathway could add up to more than $3 billion in annual savings for hospitals, according to researchers.