Falls

World Health Organization Releases Stunning Data on Falls

World Health Organization releases fall dataWhen most people think about the kinds of incidents that can unintentionally end a life early, they think of dramatic events like car collisions, animal attacks, and freak accidents. And while crashes on the world’s roadways are responsible for the most accidental deaths every year, the second-leading cause may surprise you.

According to information released by the World Health Organization, 684,000 people are killed worldwide from falls every year, ...

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