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Long-term exercise programs linked to reduced fall risk

News briefs You probably know that exercise can help you maintain your balance and prevent falls, which are among the top causes of injury and death among older adults. But if you’re worried that being active will wind up increasing your risk of getting hurt, a large study may put your fears to rest. The research, published online Dec. 28, 2018, by JAMA Internal Medicine, analyzed 40 randomized trials that included about 22,000…

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