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Beware Brittle Bones

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The health of our bones plays a critical role in our ability to move our bodies, lift everyday items and maintain our independence. Threats to our mobility include osteoporosis and a lesser-known condition called osteopenia.  “Osteopenia is also known as low bone density,’” says Richard Kirkpatrick, an orthopedic surgeon with Oklahoma Sports and Orthopedic Institute in Norman. “It’s sometimes considered...