When Karen Holbrook of Farber, Mo., realized she was experiencing the symptoms of a stroke, there was only one place she wanted to be: “I had to take a helicopter here, and I told them, ‘You get this in the air, and you land at Boone. If you land anywhere in-between, I won’t ride with you anymore.’”
Osteoporosis is a bone disease characterized by a decrease in the amount of bone (low bone mass), a deterioration of the integrity of the structure of bone tissue (decreased bone density), and decreased bone strength. This results in more fragile bones that fracture more easily.
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