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1995 Risk Factors for Hip Fracture in White Women

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Location: http://content.nejm.org/cgi/content/full/332/12/767?ijkey=482d14e053c4e2cf3febccb04ea62dfc68c62259

Description: New England Journal of Medicine Volume 332:767-774 March 23, 1995 Number 12 Cummings et al
Conclusions Women with multiple risk factors and low bone density have an especially high risk of hip fracture. Maintaining body weight, walking for exercise, avoiding long-acting benzodiazepines, minimizing caffeine intake, and treating impaired visual function are among the steps that may decrease the risk.

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Author/Contact: Cummings et al
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