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September 1, 2023


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Nonfatal and Fatal Falls Among Adults Aged ≥65 Years — United States, 2020–2021

In 2020, 14 million older adults (aged 65 and older) reported falling during the past year. In 2021, there were more than 38,000 unintentional fall-related deaths among older adults.

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A new, free CE from MMWR and Medscape discusses the prevalence of alcohol use, screening, and brief intervention among pregnant people.


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MMWR Weekly Briefing Podcast: Week of August 14

The latest MMWR Weekly Briefing is live. Topics include a norovirus outbreak in Illinois, COVID-19 vaccine protection against ED and urgent care visits among children, and more. Listen and subscribe on: Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, and Google Play.

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