Breaking YOUR Hip Can be a Death Sentence or Wheel Chair Ride for Life

Osteoporosis is a condition that affects bones, making them less dense, more fragile and prone to fractures. One of every two women over age 50 will likely have an osteoporosis-related fracture in their lifetime. That’s twice the rate of fractures in men — one in four. Women ages 65–69 who break a hip are five times more likely to die within a year than women of the same age who don’t break a hip. Italian scientists believe they have figured-out the best diet for bone health in mature adults. [You’re invited to bone-up on healthy information by tuning into ‘The Dr. Bob Martin Show’]