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                                Fall-related deaths among older adults have increased steadily from about 18,500 in 2007 to nearly 30,000 in 2016.

Getty Images Fall-related deaths among older adults have increased steadily from about 18,500 in 2007 to nearly 30,000 in 2016.

Deaths from falls in seniors are up — are prescriptions to blame?

Researchers want to know if reducing or eliminating benzodiazepines can cut falling in older adults.

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