Failure to calibrate for ethnicity in fracture epidemiology would do more harm than good

The Fracture Risk Assessment Tool (FRAX) is a widely used calculation tool that integrates clinical information in a quantitative manner to predict a 10-year probability of major osteoporotic fracture for both women and men in different countries.1 A recent article from the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) questioned the use of race or ethnicity […]

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Rough arrest of Black teen in southern Louisiana prompts internal police probe

One Lafayette officer was put on leave and two more taken of regular duties, following bowling alley confrontation. Police in southern Louisiana put one officer on leave, removed two more from regular duty and launched an internal probe of their confrontation with two Black teens, officials said Thursday. Bystander video appeared to show at least […]

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