Brain scans foretell fall risk

Measurements of multitasking brain activity in healthy older adults could determine the likelihood they'll take a tumble.

Death and disability from injuries down worldwide

Rate has dropped by nearly one-third since 1990.

Infections, not clumsiness, main cause of falls

Illness can lower blood pressure and lead to dizziness.

Zip line injuries on the rise

Increasing popularity of the adventure sport brings increase in ER visits.

Exercise cuts injuries from falls in older women

Keeping strong and flexible may help prevent injury if a tumble occurs.