-- Robert Preidt
SATURDAY, Dec. 11 (HealthDay News) -- Make sure the holiday
season stays merry by taking steps to prevent fall-related head
injuries, says the American Association of Neurological
About 2.8 million children and 2 million people ageD 65 and
older are treated each year at U.S. hospital emergency rooms for
accidental falls, the AANS says.
The AANS offers the following tips for preventing falls during
the holidays and yearround:
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons has more about
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