The National Osteoporosis Foundation honors their 35th year with Bone Talk, a podcast and blog that shares inspiring conversations. We will examine issues around osteoporosis from diverse perspectives including patients, healthcare providers, caregivers, policy makers, researchers, advocates and innovators. Learn more about bone health, healthy active aging and strategies to protect your ability to live your best life.


Episode 9: Strides in Osteoporosis Treatment and Medicine Part Two: A Focus on the Newest Treatment: Evenity™

In Part Two, Dr. Greenspan sits down with Dr. Cosman again— this time to address Evenity™, (Romosozumab), a drug that has made headlines for doing what no other osteoporosis medication can do: build new bone while also slowing bone loss. But like all medications, it has its warnings and side effects.

Episode 8: Happiness: An Essential Ingredient to Living a Longer Life

In a conversation with Barbara Hannah Grufferman, Bone Health Ambassador and Trustee of the National Osteoporosis Foundation, journalist John Leland discusses his best selling book entitled “Happiness Is A Choice You Make: Lessons From a Year Among the Oldest Old”.  

episode 7: The Importance of Identifying and Treating Vertebral Compression Fractures

In this episode Elizabeth Thompson, Chief Executive Officer of the National Osteoporosis Foundation, talks with Dr. Joshua Hirsch, Chief of the NeuroInterventional Spine Service at Massachusetts General Hospital, about early diagnosis and treatment of vertebral compression fractures.

 

Latest blog post: message from our CEO

Greetings!  As we enter the second quarter of the year, and spring arrives with bursts of color, music from the returning songbirds, and longer days are illuminated with beautiful light, you can almost feel the levels of hope and inspiration rising reflected by wider smiles and generous attitudes from those we spend time with at work and home.