Government Shutdown Shutters Critical FDA Work »

Each day the government shutdown persists, critical work across a broad array of agencies remains suspended or limited in scope. One of the most essential, behind-the-scenes government services is the work of the federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA.) The FDA works to protect the health and wellbeing of our nation and its citizens; its… Read more »

Cancer and Osteoporosis »

Cancer patients face an increased risk for bone loss and fractures due to both the direct effects of cancer on the skeleton and to the side effects that come with many cancer specific therapies. Cancer surgery and treatments affect the entire body, not just the area of the cancer. Patients react differently to cancer treatment… Read more »

Osteoporosis Art »

Because I have osteoporosis, I was inspired to create works of art to reflect the condition. As I worked over several seasons, the pieces evolved resulting in what I call, “ossified bones.” My project began in the summer, which is the time of year when my garage becomes a hand-made paper studio. I started by… Read more »

What is BoneSource? »

I hope you all had a wonderful summer! I have a feeling I am not alone in welcoming milder fall temperatures. This has been a busy time for the healthcare community. Uncertainty about the US healthcare system, and for the bone health community the entrance of a novel therapeutic agent to the market (Tymlos/Abaloparatide) juxtaposed… Read more »

Newly Diagnosed with Bone Loss? »

1st Priority: Learn to Move Safely When first diagnosed with bone loss, people often want to jump into a bone-strengthening exercise program, ASAP! While it’s a good idea to pursue weight bearing and muscle strengthening exercise, it’s even more important to find the ways you might already be putting your spine at risk during your day to day life…. Read more »

May is National Osteoporosis Month! »

May is National Osteoporosis Month! We hope you will help us celebrate by taking the #JumpingJackChallenge. We issued this challenge to raise awareness about building bone strength and density when you’re younger to achieve peak bone mass and to maintain bone health and strength as you age. Accepting the Jumping Jack Challenge is easy –… Read more »

Your Cold and Flu Season Survival Guide »

Cold and flu season is here! The CDC expects this season will peak between December and March, and Americans catch about one billion colds every year, so now is the time to be prepared. Here are some basic tips and habits to keep you healthy and safe this time of year: Wash your hands repeatedly… Read more »