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Tai chi, the winner at warding off falls

News briefs Exercising is one of the best ways to ward off falls. But which type of exercise helps most? A small randomized controlled trial the gold standard in research found that tai chi is the winner. The study was published online Sept. 10, 2018, by JAMA Internal Medicine. Researchers took 670 older adults (average age 78) with a self-reported history of falls or mobility problems and divided them randomly into…

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