The NIAMS has free, easy-to-read information about conditions that affect bones and ways to keep bones healthy. Click on the resources below to read, download, or order this information.

Featured Resources:

Bone Health for Life.

Bone Health for Life

This booklet contains general information about bone health. It describes what osteoporosis is, who’s at risk of getting it, and ways to know if you have it.
Isabel's Story.

Isabel’s Story

Read about Isabel and how she and her family learned about osteoporosis and bone health in this illustrated booklet. Also available in Spanish.


Osteoporosis affects millions of Americans, but it is a preventable and treatable disease. Learn about the risk factors for osteoporosis, and what you can do to keep your bones strong and healthy.

Other Bone Health Conditions and Diseases

Some conditions and diseases affect the bones. The causes vary, from trauma to genetics to other diseases and conditions.

Promote Bone Health

Share these resources with your community to help keep their bones healthy.


Badge for bones

Find additional bone health resources on the NIH Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases ~ National Resource Center website.







Last Updated: February 2021