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- How Can I Help Keep My Kids' Bones Healthy?
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- My Daughter Is Constantly Dieting. Should I Be Concerned?
- Should I Give My Kids Calcium Supplements?
- How Does Physical Activity Help My Kids' Bones?
- Is It Possible to Get Too Much Exercise?
- What Else Can My Kids Do Besides Eating Calcium-Rich Foods and Getting Plenty of Weight-Bearing Exercise to Keep Their Bones Healthy?
- My Son Has Asthma and Takes a Steroid Medication to Control It. His Doctor Said This Might Affect His Bones. Is There Anything We Can Do About This?
- My 8-Year-Old Son Is a Daredevil and Has Already Broken Several Bones. Could He Have a Problem Like Osteoporosis at This Young Age?
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- Where Can I Go for More Information?
Where Can I Go for More Information?
NIH Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases ~ National Resource Center
2 AMS Circle
Bethesda, MD 20892-3676
Toll Free: 800-624-BONE
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS)
Information Clearinghouse National Institutes of Health
1 AMS Circle
Bethesda, MD 20892-3675
Toll Free: 877-22-NIAMS (226-4267)
Milk Matters Campaign
National Bone Health Campaign
National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF)
1232 22nd Street, NW
Washington, DC 20037-1202
Toll Free: 800-231-4222
For Your Information
For updates and for any questions about any medications you are taking, please contact
U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Toll Free: 888-INFO-FDA (888-463-6332)
For updates and questions about statistics, please contact
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics
Toll Free: 800–232–4636
Source: National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases