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  1. Preventing Falls: The Four Fall Stoppers Learn what causes most falls and what you can do to stay safe.
  2. Preventing Falls in the Hospital Learn what increases the risk of falling in the hospital and how to prevent falls.
  3. Preventing Falls in the Hospital
  4. Child Safety: Preventing Falls
  5. Preventing Falls in Older Adults Tips for older adults and people who have had a stroke or have multiple sclerosis or osteoporosis to help prevent falls and injuries. Covers taking care of your health and making changes in your home. Covers preventing falls in the bathroom and outdoors.
  6. Getting Up Safely After a Fall Learn how to safely get up after a fall and what to do if you need to call for help.
  7. Preventing Falls in Older Adults Learn how to prevent falls by taking care of yourself, preparing your home, and following a few safety tips.
  8. Preventing Falls: Get an Eye Exam Learn how getting an eye exam may help you stay safe and independent.
  9. Preventing Falls: Leg Lifts Learn how to do a simple exercise to strengthen your core and prevent falls.
  10. Preventing Falls: Medicine Safety Learn how some medicines can make you dizzy or drowsy and how you can stay safe.
  11. Preventing Falls: Two Good Exercises Learn how to do two exercises to improve your strength and balance.
  12. Preventing Falls: Exercises for Strength and Balance
  13. How to Get Up Safely After a Fall
  14. Preventing Falls: Make Your Home Safe Learn how to fix some common tripping hazards around your home.
  15. Preventing Falls: Use a Home Safety Checklist Learn to spot hazards in your home by using a home safety checklist.
  16. Aging Well: Making Your Home Fall-Proof Covers making your home fall-proof to prevent injuries. Looks at common hazards like clutter and throw rugs. Discusses simple changes you can make in your home and the way you do some activities to reduce risk of falling.
  17. Preventing Falls in Older Adults Who Take High-Risk Medicines
  18. Caregiving: Making a Home Safe
  19. Low Blood Pressure (Hypotension)
  20. Osteoporosis Covers causes and symptoms of osteoporosis in women. Looks at treatment with medicine. Includes steps to slow bone loss with exercise, eating healthy foods, and quitting smoking. Covers protecting yourself from falling to prevent broken bones.
  21. Insomnia Discusses problems falling asleep or staying asleep. Covers causes such as stress, depression, lack of exercise. Discusses other sleep disorders such as sleep apnea. Covers treatment and includes alternative medicines like melatonin.
  22. Fainting
  23. Quick Tips: Staying Active in Cold Weather Covers ways to be active in fall/winter weather. Offers tips for indoor activities like mall walking or joining a gym. Also covers outdoor exercise options such as raking leaves and shoveling snow. Provides tips on how to dress appropriately and be safe.
  24. Interactive Tool: Are You Depressed? Helps you assess whether you have depression. Tool calculates how many common symptoms you have. Based on your answers, shows where you fall on a depression scale. Helps you find out if you might need treatment. Offers link to extensive info on depression.
  25. Low-Vision Accommodations in Your Home
  26. Vision Problems: Making Your Home Safer Learn how to use lighting and contrast to make your home safer.
  27. Hair Loss Caused by Lack of Protein
  28. Cancer: Preparing for Hair Loss From Chemotherapy Get tips to prepare for and manage hair loss from chemotherapy.
  29. Hair Loss From Cancer Treatment
  30. Sleep Problems, Age 12 and Older Discusses various sleep problems of those 12 and older. Covers insomnia, sleep apnea, narcolepsy, and restless leg syndrome. Offers tips to improve sleep. Includes interactive tool to help you decide when to call a doctor.
  31. Blood Pressure Numbers: When to Get Help
  32. Heart Failure: Less Common Symptoms
  33. Heart Rhythm Problems: Symptoms

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