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Evidence-Based Resource Summary

Strength of Evidence: 
3 out of 4
3 out of 4
Year Published: 
2012

The Surgeon General’s Report on Bone Health and Osteoporosis: What It Means to You

Description of Resource: 
This report is targeted to the public and people at risk for bone disease. It discusses the importance of bone health, offers suggestions for maintaining bone health and preventing falls, and provides dietary and exercise advice for various age groups.

Evidence-Based Resource Details

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Developed By: 
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Surgeon General's Office
Developer Type: 
Federal Government
Healthy People 2020 Topic Area(s): 
Arthritis, Osteoporosis, and Chronic Back Conditions
Healthy People 2020 Objectives: 
Resource Type: 
Non-Systematic Review
Expert Opinion
Citation: 
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The Surgeon General’s Report on Bone Health and Osteoporosis: What It Means To You. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Surgeon General, 2012. Available from: http://www.niams.nih.gov/Health_Info/Bone/SGR/surgeon_generals_report.asp