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You're At Risk If...
-- You have a small, thin frame
-- You have a family history of osteoporosis
-- You're a postmenopausal woman
-- You've been taking high or prolonged doses of thyroid hormone or cortisone
-- Your diet is low in dairy products and other sources of calcium
-- You are physically inactive
-- You smoke cigarettes or drink large quantities of alcohol
DATA: NATIONAL OSTEOPOROSIS FOUNDATION
Updated June 14, 1997 by bwwebmaster
Copyright 1996, Bloomberg L.P.