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Medicare spends $31B annually on falls, CDC reports

ANA SmartBrief | Sep 26, 2016

Falls are now the top cause of injury and mortality among elderly Americans, and Medicare spending on fall-related injuries is estimated to be $31 billion annually, according to a study published in the CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Researchers note that seniors with medical issues, those who take multiple medications and those with vision problems are at higher risk of a fall-related injury. HealthDay News (09/22)


Puerto Rico prepares for births of Zika-exposed infants

ANA SmartBrief | Sep 28, 2016

Facebook founder, wife commit $3B to prevent, cure disease

ANA SmartBrief | Sep 22, 2016

Report: Sleep duration, disorders can be CVD risk factors

ANA SmartBrief | Sep 23, 2016

Sleep, stress are factors in fighting belly fat, experts say

ANA SmartBrief | Sep 26, 2016

Researchers find different gut bacteria in obese youths

ANA SmartBrief | Sep 22, 2016

Survey: Many parents want expanded health education in schools

ANA SmartBrief | Sep 23, 2016

Diabetic ulcer healing impeded by fungi

ANA SmartBrief | Sep 23, 2016

The New Nurse Managers Workshop: Your Roadmap to Success

ANA SmartBrief | Sep 22, 2016

Early egg, peanut consumption may lower children's allergy risk

ANA SmartBrief | Sep 22, 2016


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