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DEC 12, 2014 - Yahoo! News

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Fractures are major cause of older women’s hospitalizations

By Kathryn Doyle (Reuters Health) - For U.S. women age 55 or older, bone fractures due to osteoporosis lead to more hospitalizations and greater healthcare costs than heart attack, stroke or breast cancer, according to a new study. “What we saw and what those of us in the bone heath field have known is that the burden of major osteoporotic ...

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DEC 07, 2014 - Seattle Times

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Study find splints put on wrong in kids’ fractures

Hundreds of thousands of children in the U.S. go to emergency rooms with bone fractures every year. The injuries are commonly splinted temporarily, then immobilized in a cast. But new research shows that the injuries are almost never splinted properly.

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