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Osteoporosis

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Powerful Girls Have Powerful Bones - The National Bone Health Campaign
http://www.cdc.gov/powerfulbones
This site, designed for girls ages 9 to 12, teaches how to get and keep strong, healthy bones for life.

The National Osteoporosis Foundation
http://www.nof.org
This site educates the public about osteoporosis, prevention, and news and stories affecting bone health.

Milk Matters (for kids)
http://www.nichd.nih.gov/milk/kids/kidsteens.cfm
This site, created by the National Institutes of Health, aims to increase awareness about the importance of calcium in the diets of tweens and teens. Eating and drinking calcium-rich foods is especially important to 11- to 15-year-olds because bones grow fast during those years.

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