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Monthly Archives: October 2016

Falls Are a Top Cause of Hospitalizations in New York City

According to data released by the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, unintentional falls are the most common cause of injury among those who are hospitalized and survive their injuries. The data, which shows the top causes of injury-related hospital visits from 2009 through 2011, shows that falls resulted in over 90,000… Read More »

Childbirth and Related Complications Are a Top Reason for Hospitalization

Complications from pregnancy and childbirth, as well as other perinatal conditions, are a leading cause of hospitalization in New York City. Most births result in short hospital stays, but complications related to pregnancy can keep both mothers and their babies in hospitals for much longer. While some of the reasons for these hospitalizations are natural,… Read More »