Osteoporosis: Not Just a Woman's Disease

July 11, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
About 9 million women in the U.S. have osteoporosis, which is a loss of calcium in the bones that makes them brittle and susceptible to fracture. Though we think of osteoporosis as a women's disease, sometimes linked to menopause, men can get it, too. Now, there's a new way to figure out if you are in danger of developing it.