Osteoporosis Threat

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NPR's Vicky Que reports on a new study that finds more women are likely to suffer from osteoporosis then previously thought. The research is published in this week's Journal of the American Medical Association, and confirms what many bone specialists have long suspected: that low bone mass in older women is grossly under diagnosed.

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