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Fall Prevention

CDC: Fall-related deaths spike; more intervention needed

More seniors are dying after falls, leading the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to ask doctors and other caregivers to broach the topic more often. The agency reported in Friday’s Morbidity and Mortality Report that 30,00 Americans 65 and older died due to falling in 2016, up from roughly 18,000 in 2007 — a 31%…

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