Bone Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Bones?

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If your experience with bones is pretty much limited to putting on that skeleton costume every Halloween, then you could be cheating yourself out of important Calcium and other nutrients are what help baby’s bones fuse and grow into a strong skeletal structure.

6. Which type of bone break most often leads to death in people over 65?

a. Skull fracture

b. Spine fracture

c. Hip fracture

d. Collarbone fracture

Answer: c. When it comes to deaths from injuries in senior citizens, data from the CDC tell us that falls are one of the leading causes, with hip osteoporosis, a more serious bone-thinning disease. Both are diagnosed via a painless bone mineral density test known as DXA.