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Modern medicine isn't perfect, but it's come a long way. You wouldn't have wanted to take your chances at any other time in history. NOTE: SOME OF THESE IMAGES ARE DISTURBING. NOT FOR SENSITIVE VIEWERS.

Bone Up!

It’s never too early to show your skeleton some love.

The beauty of bones

Under our skins lies a scaffolding of bones, shaping and supporting each part of our bodies.

Breathe for me

Poignant images of children in iron lungs and leg braces have all but disappeared from the first world, but polio still maims in parts of Africa and Asia.

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Healthy Bones

Tereza is the CEO of the National Osteoporosis Foundation and worked as a Nursing Sister in the field of Osteoporosis for 18 years prior to her appointment with the Foundation. She used to be the Educational Officer for the Foundation and co-wrote the patient brochure on Osteoporosis. Read more

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