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Osteoporosis (Jun 2008) - Archived

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When bones lose calcium, they become fragile and brittle. This is called osteoporosis. Brittle and fragile bones can break more easily. Even a minor bump or fall can cause a serious fracture.

Both women and men can be affected by osteoporosis. The good news is osteoporosis can be treated.

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Veterans’ MATES Report 2004 - 2010

This report provides an overview of the Veterans’ MATES program between June 2004 and May 2010. It demonstrates the program’s many achievements, and the impact of its initiatives in keeping veterans healthy.

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