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Loss of muscle mass among elderly can lead to falls, and staying put during the pandemic doesn’t help

Falls are the No. 1 cause of accidental death among people 65 and older. A loss of muscle mass contributes. Real People Group via Getty Images Roger Fielding, Tufts University Older adults are at much higher risk of death from COVID-19 than their younger counterparts, but many also face another, less recognized health risk associated […]