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Injury prevention counseling (IPC) by health care providers is one strategy to reduce injury risk by encouraging people to modify their environment or their personal behaviors to protect themselves or their loved ones. National surveys indicate that few patients are receiving IPC. The evidence of...
Vitamin D, along with calcium, may help decrease the risk of falls and fractures in older adults. Sunlight and other sources of ultraviolet radiation are not recommended because they increase the risk of skin cancers and sun-induced eye disorders. Rather, vitamin D and calcium needs should be met...