The best way to avoid fractures is to prevent accidents. Supervise children and encourage safe play. Drive carefully and always wear seatbelts. For information about how to prevent work-related injuries in construction and other occupations, visit the website of the U.S. government's National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). Prevention of osteoporosis can reduce the risk of related fractures.
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