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Karla Grant is one of the instructors of the RSVP Bone Builders class at the Veterans Memorial Arena in West Fargo. Dave Wallis

Growing program giving new life to older bones

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Did you know that nine out of ten women over 75 have osteoporosis? That it just doesn't affect the older population in their 60s and 70s, one out of four women over the age of 45 have it? And that 80 percent of people diagnosed with it are women?


Osteoporosis, which means "porous bones, " is a serious medical condition in which bones become thin, brittle and easily broken, particularly the hip, wrist and spine.

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