Falls are the leading cause of injury-related emergency department visits—and the main cause of accidental deaths—among Americans 65 and older. Learn how to stay upright and alright.
For people with benign paroxysmal positional vertigo, or BPPV, a simple technique called the Epley Maneuver, demonstrated on YouTube, can help.
If you’re one of the estimated 2 million people in the United States who suffer from severe insect allergies, just setting foot outdoors during the warmer months can be downright terrifying.
As we age, our bones become more fragile. Our reflexes are no longer lightening-quick. If you are over age 65, having four or more of these risk factors will increase your risk of falling by 80 percent.
The summer months are approaching, bringing an increased risk of heat related illness ranging from exhaustion to heat stroke — especially for athletes.