Cataract removal reduces risk of broken hips from falls

General Health
The New York Times reports, "Older people who have eye surgery to remove cataracts and improve their vision also significantly reduce their risk of breaking a hip in a fall, with the sickest among them and those in their early 80s experiencing nearly 30 percent fewer hip fractures in the first year," according to a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. (more…)
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