Older Adults and Falls: Deadly But Preventable

Contributor: Ronan Factora, MD  One sentinel event – an unexpected incident that can result in death or serious harm – often overlooked in older adults is a fall.  About one in three people older than age 65 will experience a fall in one year. People in this age range who fall and fracture their hip … Read More

Where Most Football-Related Concussions Occur

Concussion isn’t a concern for football players only at games. A recent study found most of them actually happen during high school and college football practice. Researchers at the Datalys Center for Sports Injury Research studied data that athletic trainers collected on nearly 20,000 youth, high school and college football players during the 2012 and 2013 … Read More