Articles for Tag: "falls"

How a medicine ball can improve balance in older adults 
How a medicine ball can improve balance in older adults
A new study finds that a weighted ball workout can help prevent falls for seniors.
Dangers of vitamin D-ficiency 
Dangers of vitamin D-ficiency
Vitamin D is crucial to maintaining healthy calcium levels in your body. Find out if you are getting enough.
Matter of Balance for seniors 
Matter of Balance for seniors
Learn about a program that helps seniors get stronger and decrease their fear of falling.
Seniors walking out of necessity at highest risk for falls 
Seniors walking out of necessity at highest risk for falls
Running errands can be a risky activity for older people, says a new study.
How holiday lights can send you to the ER 
How holiday lights can send you to the ER
Emergency room staffs say they see a jump in the number of people injured while decking the halls. Here’s how you can stay safe.
Don’t let DIY projects become a medical emergency  Featured
Don’t let DIY projects become a medical emergency
Home improvement is all the rage, but one in five do-it-yourselfers will suffer an injury. Here’s some tips to help you stay out of the emergency room.