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If You Have Osteoporosis, Living In Certain Cities Could Make It Worse

Reader's Digest—November 15, 2017

Reader’s Digest featured Richard S. Bockman, MD, PhD, chief of the Endocrine Service at HSS, in an article about how pollution could worsen osteoporosis. The article reported that pollution could present problems for the bones, lungs, heart and all other body systems.

"There is not any doubt that pollution, whether particulate matter, carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide or nitrogen oxides, is toxic, and we should do whatever we can to lower these levels across the board," he added.

Read the full article at rd.com


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