Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, November 7th, 2004
The report, "Bone Health and Osteoporosis: A Report of the Surgeon General," issued October 14, 2004, says that 10 million Americans over the age of 50 have osteoporosis, the most common bone disease, while another 34 million are at risk for developing osteoporosis. And each year, roughly 1.5 million people suffer a bone fracture related to osteoporosis.
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