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Make No Bones about It; Calcium is Vital to Women’s Health

By Cmdr. Dixie Aune, WHNP, Specialty Leader for WHNP/CNM, Naval Hospital Beaufort May is National Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month, and it’s important to know that as women age, we are at increased risk of osteoporosis (brittle bones). In fact, about one in two women over the age of 50 will break a bone due to osteoporosis. By 2020, half …

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