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Preventing fractures and falls: Shedding light on the USPSTF's new recommendations

20:00 EDT 16 Apr 2018 | AAAS

(Brigham and Women's Hospital) The US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has released new recommendation statements on preventing fractures and falls in older adults, casting doubt on vitamin D and calcium supplements but advocating for exercise and other interventions. JoAnn Manson, M.D., and Shalender Bhasin, M.D., are available to speak with reporters and can offer context and take-home messages for the new recommendations.

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