Article - 3 Minute Read
March 19, 2017
An estimated one-third of adults over the age of 65 suffer a fall each year. Falls can often lead to fractures, particularly in patients with osteoporosis.
Medically Reviewed by UPMC Orthopaedic Care
Categorized as: Health Topics A-Z, Orthopaedics
Tagged with: geriatrics, hip fracture, orthopaedics
September 14, 2015
In this edition of Medical Mondays, learn some simple methods to help prevent falls and where to seek care for someone who has suffered a fall.
Categorized as: Family Health
Tagged with: falls, head injury, hip fracture, medical mondays, senior
August 29, 2015
Ror older people and others with weakened bones, falls can result in serious injuries such as hip fractures. Learn about the side effects and complications
Tagged with: bone, fall-related injuries, hip fracture, injuries, medical mondays, osteoporosis
Article - 1 Minute Read
November 20, 2013
Read more about the dangers and effects of smoking cigarettes. Learn how you can improve your health by putting out that butt and making a change today.
Medically Reviewed by UPMC HealthPlan
Categorized as: Living and Wellness
Tagged with: broken bones, cataracts, cigarette, diabetes, hearing loss, heart disease, hip fracture, lung disease, macular degeneration, osteoporosis, quit smoking, smoking cessation, UPMC Health Plan