NOF Opposing Provision Undermining Medicare Part D »

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The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) issued the following statement opposing a provision included in the recently proposed Congressional budget deal that would undermine Medicare Part D: “Last year, NOF circulated a letter signed by more than 300 health advocacy groups opposing harmful changes to Medicare Part D, yet Congress continues to find ways to undermine… Read more »

NOF Elects Elizabeth A. Thompson as its New CEO »

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The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) Board of Trustees has announced the selection of Elizabeth A. Thompson as its next Chief Executive Officer, effective January 2, 2018. Ms. Thompson is widely regarded for her 30 years of national and global leadership experience, spanning for-profit and for-purpose organizations. Ms. Thompson has a track record of engaging diverse… Read more »

The National Osteoporosis Foundation Presents its Website in Spanish »

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The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF), the nation’s leading healthcare organization dedicated to bone health, today announced the launch of its new Spanish website, The new website offers the same expert information that is available from NOF’s English website, NOF’s most recent prevalence report showed that 2.5 million Mexican-Americans suffer from osteoporosis and low… Read more »

Love Your Bones: October 20th is World Osteoporosis Day »

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The National Osteoporosis Foundation is Joining Organizations Across the Globe to Raise Awareness and Provide Resources Promoting Bone Health 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 one in four men over age 50 will break a… Read more »

NOF Announces Formation of the Paget Disease Initiative »

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Merger with Paget Foundation Provides Information and Resources for Patients with Paget’s Disease The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF), the nation’s leading healthcare organization dedicated to bone health, announced today that the Paget Foundation has merged with NOF. NOF has established the Paget Disease Initiative, which will be the premier resource for information on Paget’s disease… Read more »

New National Survey Reveals 82 Percent of Postmenopausal Women Miss Critical Connection Between Osteoporosis and Bone Fractures »

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Joint Survey from National Osteoporosis Foundation, HealthyWomen and Radius Health Sounds an Urgent Call to Action for Women to Know Their Risk, Get the Facts: ‘Fractured Truth’ Education Campaign Addresses Entrenched Misperceptions, Asks Women to Rethink Their Beliefs About Bone Health WALTHAM, Mass., Aug. 10, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — A fracture (bone break) in a… Read more »

National Osteoporosis Foundation Survey Reveals Moms are Restricting Their Dairy Intake and Fewer Moms are Encouraging Milk for their Children than Before »

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  Experts suggests skipping dairy could have health implications particularly for kids and young adults Washington D.C., August 3, 2017 – From celebrity websites and diet books to popular Instagram feeds and clean eating blogs, it appears to be trendy to ditch dairy. A new survey from the National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) found six in… Read more »

NOF Response to Newly Released Evidence Report on Cost Effectiveness of Anabolic Therapies for Osteoporosis in Postmenopausal Women from the Institute for Clinical and Economic Review (ICER) »

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The Institute for Clinical and Economic Review (ICER) recently issued a Final Evidence Report accessing the comparative clinical effectiveness and value of anabolic agents for the treatment of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women, including teriparatide and abaloparatide.  NOF leadership and colleagues representing the National Bone Health Alliance (NBHA) provided input and shared ideas and potential concerns… Read more »

NOF Statement on Democratic Economic Proposal »

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Washington, DC (July 26, 2017) – The following statement addresses the recent Democratic Economic Proposal and can be attributed to Amy Porter, Executive Director & CEO of the National Osteoporosis Foundation: “We are deeply concerned that legislators continue to propose harmful changes to the essential Medicare Part D program despite clear evidence that the program… Read more »