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Falls, Injuries and Anxiety: Breaking a Vicious Cycle

Aging is easy, until it’s not. All it really takes is one accident to start a chain reaction that can affect every aspect of your health and well-being. According to the Centers for Disease Control falls are the leading cause of both fatal and nonfatal injuries for people aged 65 and older.

And now, according to a new study from Johns Hopkins University published in the Journal of Neurotrauma, falls have now surpassed car accidents as the leading cause of spinal cord trauma among older adults in the United States.

The researchers analyzed data from over 40,000 adults who had been treated in the ER for spinal cord injuries between 2007 and 2009. They found…

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