Articles for Tag: "falls"

How dogs could pose a risk for older Americans  Featured
How dogs could pose a risk for older Americans
Here are six tips to be safer.
The season of trauma 
The season of trauma
An orthopedic surgeon shares how common orthopedic trauma cases are treated through teamwork.
Is your balance off? 
Is your balance off?
More than 25 percent of adults over a certain age fall each year. An expert suggests exercises to prevent a serious injury.
How to prevent a fall  Featured
How to prevent a fall
In honor of Falls Prevention Awareness Day, an expert offers tips and preventive measures you can take to lessen your risk of a fall.
Why half of older hip fracture victims never fully recover 
Why half of older hip fracture victims never fully recover
Researchers find many older people are never as active as they were before a hip fracture. How to reverse the trend.
Those with diabetes have higher risk of bone breaks 
Those with diabetes have higher risk of bone breaks
People living with this disease have an increased chance of fractures throughout their lives.
How clutter messes with your health  Featured
How clutter messes with your health
Messiness can affect your psychological state and your safety, experts say.