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OrganizationAmerican Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
http://www.aaos.orgThis link will open in a new window.
The AAOS provides information for the public on sports safety, and bone, joint, muscle, ligament and tendon injuries or conditions.

OrganizationNational Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases
http://www.niams.nih.gov/This link will open in a new window.
This Web site provides the latest information about the treatment and prevention of arthritis and musculoskeletal and skin diseases.

OrganizationLupus Foundation of America
http://www.lupus.orgThis link will open in a new window.
The mission of the Lupus Foundation of America is to educate and support those affected by lupus and find a cure. Call (800) 558-0121 for information.

OrganizationArthritis Foundation
http://www.arthritis.orgThis link will open in a new window.
The mission of this group is to support research to find the cure for and prevention of arthritis and to improve the quality of life for those affected by arthritis.

OrganizationMuscular Dystrophy Association (MDA)
http://www.mda.orgThis link will open in a new window.
The MDA offers news and information about neuromuscular diseases, MDA research, and services for adults and children with neuromuscular diseases and their families. Call: (800) 572-1717

Web SiteMilk Matters: Calcium Education from the National Institutes of Health
http://www.nichd.nih.gov/milk/This link will open in a new window.
Milk Matters is a public health education campaign launched by the National Institutes of Health to promote calcium consumption among tweens and teens, especially during the ages of 11 to 15, a time of critical bone growth.

OrganizationScoliosis Research Society
http://www.srs.orgThis link will open in a new window.
The Scoliosis Research Society's site provides patients and their parents with a better understanding of scoliosis and its diagnosis and management.


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