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Falls Prevention

Point of View: Before the fall

October 5, 2018
How oldsters can avoid one of old age’s most dangerous events

The marriage of public health and preventive medicine: Population health

February 3, 2017
What is population health, and why is it key to health care of the future?

New research shows fall-related hospitalizations are on the rise in Texas

April 3, 2015

Fall-related hospitalizations in Texas are increasing significantly, according to a study conducted by the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Public Health. Falls are the leading cause of injury-related death among people age 65 and older, with a third of this population suffering a fall each year.

Fall prevention activities planned throughout the state

September 11, 2014

September is Fall Prevention Month and to mark the occasion, programs within the Texas A&M School of Public Health are collaborating to host in-person events and online trainings across the state.

Researchers receive award for excellence in research on older women at national APHA meeting

November 12, 2013

Researchers from the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health were awarded the Aetna Susan B. Anthony Award for Excellence in Research on Older Women and Public Health at the 141st APHA Meeting and Expo in Boston, Mass.

Program on Healthy Aging releases new facts on falls in recognition of Fall Prevention Awareness Week

September 20, 2013

Program on Healthy Aging releases new facts on falls in recognition of Fall Prevention Awareness Week.

Adding more life to your years

September 13, 2013

What is the secret to aging well? We can’t stop the clock, but how we live and react to different life experiences can make all the difference.