Community Health Spotlight – Mount Sinai Queens addresses bone health in its community
Nearly 44 million Americans experience osteoporosis and low bone mass, with the majority of them over the age of 50. At its annual Community Health Fair, Mount Sinai Queens provided complimentary bone mineral density screenings to more than 140 participants, helping community members understand their risk of osteoporosis and begin treatment if necessary.
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This story is just one of the many initiatives profiled on HANYS' Community Health Spotlight website that demonstrate how New York healthcare providers are improving population health, addressing regional health disparities and delivering valuable benefits to local communities.