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National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases
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National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases

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¡Isabel aprendió a la mala que una caída puede hacer que se rompa un hueso! Ve qué más aprendió sobre #osteoporosis y prevención de caídas y fracturas. https://go.usa.gov/xPTD7
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Isabel learned about #osteoporosis the hard way, when she fell and broke her wrist. For Falls Prevention Awareness Day, learn ways you can keep your bones healthy and prevent falling: https://go.usa.gov/xPTDX #AutumnEquinox
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A NIAMS-funded study found that naproxen or ibuprofen provide more cost-effective #pain relief than more expensive prescription drugs for older adults with knee #osteoarthritis. https://go.usa.gov/xPTTw #PainAwareness
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El #dolor y la inflamación de las articulaciones pueden ser una de las señales de #lupus. Obtén más info aquí: https://go.usa.gov/xP2fe

Imagen: Una mujer sosteniéndose la muñeca por causa del dolor.
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If you have #fibromyalgia, you can also have other chronic #pain conditions. Researchers are studying the causes and looking for new treatments. Learn more: https://go.usa.gov/xP2dC #PainAwareness.

Image: A woman sitting up in bed, holding her back due to pain.
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Injuries to the growth plate often happen to children and teens after a sudden accident or overuse of a certain body part. Learn more about the causes & how these injuries are treated: https://www.niams.nih.gov/health-topics/growth-plate-injuries/advanced?utm_source=niamsgoogleplus&utm_medium=social#tab-causes
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Help inform NIAMS about research needs & opportunities by providing input on the NIAMS Strategic Plan 2020-2024 https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-AR-19-009.html. Submit your ideas online now through October 26.

Image: Anatomical drawings of bones, joints, muscles and skin.
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¡Feliz Mes Nacional de la Herencia Hispana! NIAMS tiene mucha info en español sobre la salud de los huesos, las articulaciones, los músculos y la piel para ti y tu familia: https://www.niams.nih.gov/es/informacion-de-salud?utm_source=niamsgoogleplus&utm_medium=social

Imagen: Una madre y un padre con sus dos hijos.
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Happy #HispanicHeritage Month! NIAMS has lots of health info in Spanish about bone, joint, muscle and skin health. Check it out and share with your family and friends! https://www.niams.nih.gov/es/portal-en-espanol?utm_source=niamsgoogleplus&utm_medium=social
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Hey, weekend quarterback! Do you know how to reduce your risk of a #SportsInjury? Try some of these tips, stay safe and have fun: https://www.niams.nih.gov/health-topics/sports-injuries?utm_source=niamsgoogleplus&utm_medium=social#tab-prevention
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