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Dec 08, 2017, 09:00 ET National Osteoporosis Foundation Elects Elizabeth A. Thompson as its New CEO

The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) Board of Trustees has announced the selection of Elizabeth A. Thompson as its next Chief Executive...


Oct 19, 2017, 09:00 ET La Fundación Nacional de la Osteoporosis Presenta su Sitio Web en Español

La Fundación Nacional de la Osteoporosis (NOF), la principal organización de cuidado de la salud del país dedicada a la salud de los huesos,...


Oct 19, 2017, 09:00 ET The National Osteoporosis Foundation Presents its Website in Spanish

ARLINGTON, Virginia, Oct. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/-- The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF), the nation's leading healthcare...


Oct 18, 2017, 10:52 ET Love Your Bones: October 20th is World Osteoporosis Day

With 10 million Americans suffering from osteoporosis and another 44 million with low bone mass, it is estimated that one in two women and up to...


Oct 06, 2017, 09:08 ET The National Osteoporosis Foundation Announces Formation of the Paget Disease Initiative

The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF), the nation's leading healthcare organization dedicated to bone health, announced today that the Paget...


Jun 23, 2017, 09:00 ET The National Osteoporosis Foundation Elects Two New Members to its Board of Trustees

The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) elected two new members to its Board of Trustees during its annual meeting held in Orlando, Florida in...


May 01, 2017, 09:00 ET How Strong Are Your Bones? May is National Osteoporosis Month

Can you do 10 jumping jacks in less than 10 seconds? If so, then you may be ready to accept the Jumping Jack Challenge for bone health. The...


Apr 25, 2017, 12:29 ET The National Osteoporosis Foundation Appoints Five New Members to its Board of Trustees

The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) today announced the election of five new members to its Board of Trustees. The new trustees bring...


Apr 05, 2017, 11:20 ET National Osteoporosis Foundation Partners with Farmacopea, Inc. to Conduct Health Education Outreach to Hispanic Audience in the United States

The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF), the nation's leading healthcare organization dedicated to bone health, announced today a new...


Feb 21, 2017, 08:00 ET 308 Health Advocates Urge Congress to Protect Patients and Oppose Government Intervention in Medicare Part D

Today, the National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) and over 308 national and state health organizations urged legislators to protect patient access...


Jan 03, 2017, 11:04 ET The National Osteoporosis Foundation Appoints New Members to its Board of Trustees

The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) today announced the approval of three new members to its Board of Trustees. The new trustees include:...


Oct 25, 2016, 08:22 ET National Osteoporosis Foundation and American Society for Preventive Cardiology Release Position Statement on Lack of Evidence Linking Calcium With or Without Vitamin D Supplementation to Cardiovascular Disease

The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) and the American Society for Preventive Cardiology (ASPC) have released a joint position statement on...


Oct 03, 2016, 11:00 ET National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) Online Support Community Reaches More Than 30,000 Members

 The National Osteoporosis Foundation's Online Community, hosted by Inspire, recently celebrated its 30,000 member milestone. Offering...


Sep 19, 2016, 12:30 ET Loss of Independence Ranks as Osteoporosis Patients' Greatest Concern about Aging, According to Recent Survey by the National Osteoporosis Foundation

  Loss of independence (42%) and lost mobility (25%) ranked as the leading concerns about aging for osteoporosis patients who responded to...


May 11, 2016, 09:30 ET Medical and Scientific Leaders in the Bone Health Field Gather in Miami for the Interdisciplinary Symposium on Osteoporosis (ISO)

The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) is hosting its annual meeting, the Interdisciplinary Symposium on Osteoporosis (ISO16) in Miami, FL,...


May 09, 2016, 09:00 ET Statement from American Society for Bone and Mineral Research, National Osteoporosis Foundation and National Bone Health Alliance

For a person with osteoporosis, diagnosed or undiagnosed, the fracture risk jumps three fold after the first fracture, according to a recent...


Apr 29, 2016, 09:00 ET May is National Osteoporosis Month

NOF is kicking off National Osteoporosis Month today with the launch of its redesigned website: www.nof.org. The new website provides a more...


Mar 07, 2016, 09:00 ET New Treatments for Osteoporosis Bring Promise of Improved Lives and Hope for Patients

Today, the National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF), in a joint effort with the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA),...


Feb 18, 2016, 15:57 ET National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) Announces Additions to Editorial Staff for Osteoporosis International's North American Office

 The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) today announced new and returning editorial staff for Osteoporosis International's North American...


Feb 10, 2016, 15:04 ET New Position Paper Validates Positive Effect of Calcium Intake and Physical Activity on Bone Development

 The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) today released a position statement providing evidence-based guidance and a national implementation...


Feb 09, 2016, 11:45 ET New Position Paper Validates Positive Effect of Calcium Intake and Physical Activity on Bone Development

 The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) today released a position statement providing evidence-based guidance and a national implementation...


Jan 06, 2016, 10:00 ET Felicia Cosman, M.D., Named New Editor-in-Chief of National Osteoporosis Foundation's Osteoporosis International

 The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) announced today that Felicia Cosman, M.D., Medical Director of the Clinical Research Center at...


Oct 16, 2015, 11:05 ET Eat Spinach to Grow Strong? Yes! But There's So Much More!

Even young children know that eating spinach can make you stronger. But did you know that fall's colorful leaves can help guide you to better bone...


May 01, 2015, 10:00 ET How Strong Are Your Bones? May is National Osteoporosis Month

NOF is kicking off National Osteoporosis Month today and issuing a call to action to Break Free from Osteoporosis. As part of the awareness and...


Oct 20, 2014, 10:32 ET New Research Shows 93 Percent of U.S. Adults Unaware of Men's Risk for Osteoporosis

New survey findings released by the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) for World Osteoporosis Day show that on average, 93 percent of...