Please join with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) in promoting National Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month.  Estimates indicate that as many as 50 percent of Americans older than 50 will be at risk for osteoporosis fractures during their lifetimes.  Osteoporosis is often called the “silent disease” because bone loss occurs without symptoms, but early diagnosis and treatment can reduce or prevent fractures from occurring. Read more