Hip fractures common among spouses

If your spouse has had a hip fracture, you may be at higher risk yourself, say Swedish researchers.

While the increased risk in couples is not as high as it is for siblings, the researchers say their study of more than 1.1 million people provides evidence of a “homogamy” effect due to common social and lifestyle factors.

“Individuals who have lived together for some time tend to share habits

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