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Preventing Falls

Osteoporosis: What Does Buying a Purse Have to Do With It?

Mirabai Holland | Posted 07.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Mirabai Holland

If you like standing on your own two feet, taking care of your bones is about as sexy as it gets.

From Athletes To The Elderly: The Science Of Trips And Falls

The Wall Street Journal | SHIRLEY S. WANG | Posted 09.24.2013 | Fifty

New research into how we maintain our balance could help athletes and prevent falls among the elderly. Scientists are finding that maintaining stab...

As Fall Approaches, a Checklist to Keep Family Elders Steady on Their Feet

Kathryn Haslanger | Posted 11.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Kathryn Haslanger

The first day of Fall -- Sept. 22, 2012 -- marks National Falls Prevention Awareness Day to increase public awareness about how to prevent and reduce falls among older adults. This year 46 states, including New York, are participating in Falls Prevention Awareness Day.