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Significant increases were reported in 29 states, with residents of rural areas and individuals 75 and older seeing the most dramatic annual rise in deaths.

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Falls Prevention: Assessing the Effects of the Pandemic

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For Falls Prevention Awareness Week, a collection of recent research articles that focus on the intersection between falls and COVID-19.

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A new report from CDC highlights the need for more emphasis on falls prevention — including referrals for physical therapy.

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