Older Adults Who Can’t Do This May Be at Higher Risk of Death – Chris Kissell

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Can you stand on one leg for 10 seconds without falling? If the answer is “no” — and you are middle-aged or older — take it as a warning sign. Being unable to complete this task at that age is associated with having an 84% higher risk of death from any cause over the next decade, according to study findings recently published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. The higher risk of death was…

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