Growing use of prescription medications—as well as addiction to illegal drugs and alcohol—has led to middle-age adults experiencing more injuries from falls.
Keep your kids safe by following these helpful suggestions from an expert and mom who knows.
For elderly Americans, dog walking is about as enjoyable as it gets when it comes to exercise—just remember to factor in the risks for falls.
Learn why safety at home is a state of mind.
Injuries caused by slips and trips are almost epidemic among older adults, and they are 'absolutely not a natural part of aging.'
Tumbles can trigger the start of a senior's decline, leading to more care.
Clinic that streamlines treatment from snow to specialist raises the alert that weather-related injuries are spiking this year.
Study finds that hip fractures are frequently caused by tumbles that occur indoors—not outdoors.
Standing exercises better than sitting ones for preserving walking skills.
Measurements of multitasking brain activity in healthy older adults could determine the likelihood they'll take a tumble.
Rate has dropped by nearly one-third since 1990.
Illness can lower blood pressure and lead to dizziness.
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