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One Lucky Fall for An Older Adult

When 71-year-old Lynda Holland smashed into the floor hip first her hips could have been shattered. Instead, the chronic pain she had suffered through for the previous 6 years instantly and substantially was reduced. It wasn't supposed to work that way. The Washington Post reports about this medical mystery.

Racial Variation Apparent in Postoperative Care Following Knee Replacement Surgery

African Americans were significantly more likely than white patients to be discharged to an inpatient rehabilitation or skilled nursing facility rather than home care after undergoing a knee replacement procedure. Those under 65 were more also likely to be readmitted to the hospital within 90 days of the procedure, according to a study in JAMA Network Open.

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