More than 10 million people are living with Osteoporosis in the United States. Eighty percent are women. It not only weakens bones, but can lead to devastating fractures.
In this month's Health Check report, Dr. Erin Cooper breaks down who is most at risk for getting this bone disease, what we all can do now to avoid getting it later in life and why a bone density screening is so important for post-menopausal women.
Keeping Your Bones Strong: a story every woman should see. Saturday, July 6th at 5:00 on the Channel Six News.