- National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases
- Bone Health and Diseases
- Bone Health for Life: Easy-to-Read Information for Patients and Families
- Calcium and Vitamin D: Important at Every Age
- Exercise for Your Bone Health
- Healthy Bones Matter
- Juvenile Osteoporosis
- Kids and Their Bones: A Guide for Parents
- Osteoporosis: Peak Bone Mass in Women
- Pregnancy, Breastfeeding, and Bone Health
- Vitamin A and Bone Health
- What Is Bone?
- What Is Osteoporosis? Fast Facts: An Easy-to-Read Series of Publications for the Public
- What People with Anorexia Nervosa Need To Know about Osteoporosis
- What People with Asthma Need To Know about Osteoporosis
- What People with Lactose Intolerance Need To Know about Osteoporosis
- What People with Osteogenesis Imperfecta Need To Know about Osteoporosis
- National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
- NIH Resources
- Fact Sheet: Osteoporosis
- NIH Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases National Resource Center
- NIH Office of the Director
- NIH Office of Dietary Supplements
- MedlinePlus, National Library of Medicine
- Office of the U.S. Surgeon General
Services, Resources, and Support
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
The CDC's Youth Physical Activity Guidelines Toolkit assembles strategies that schools, families, and communities can use to support youth physical activity.
- International Osteoporosis Foundation
The Foundation is a global organization based in Switzerland that promotes bone, muscle, and joint health. Find out whether you are getting enough calcium in your daily diet using this simple Calcium Calculator .
- National Osteoporosis Foundation
The Foundation is a voluntary health organization dedicated to osteoporosis and bone health
- Check Up on Your Bones
This interactive website on bone health for people of all ages features information from the U.S. Surgeon General's Report on Osteoporosis and Bone Health.
- U.S. Department of Agriculture
The ChooseMyPlate website offers information for parents, educators, teens, kids, and health care providers about ways to eat healthy and get enough physical activity every day.
- U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Health Information Center
This website's resources on calcium include strategies for getting calcium into your daily diet (Get Enough Calcium) and a list to take with you to the grocery store (Calcium: Shopping List).
Best Bones Forever
This national bone health campaign is aimed at helping girls ages 9 to 14 years build strong bones for life. Suggestions for parents on encouraging their daughters to build strong bones for life are available at Best Bones Forever! Parents Act Now!
- Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
Guidelines for physical activity for children and adolescents ages 6 to 17 years were issued in 2008: 2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans—Active Children and Adolescents.
Please note: Links to organizations and information included on this page do not indicate endorsement from the NICHD, NIH, or HHS.