Bracing for the Falls of an Aging Nation

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Rising Rates of Injury From Falls

The rate of severe falls has been increasing for Americans over the age of 65. Researchers say that there has also been a rise in diseases linked to falls: diabetes, heart disease, stroke, arthritis and Parkinson’s disease. In some cases, the medication to treat the disease can increase the risk of falling. Read more of the article from the New York Times, November 2, 2014.