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Could Grip Strength Predict All-Cause Mortality Risk?

New research evaluated the use of grip strength as a measure of the risk of all-cause and cardiovascular-related mortality.

ALSO: Walking Speed, Grip Strength at Middle Age May Predict Dementia

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Affiliations: Department of Emergency Medicine, VA New York Harbor Healthcare System, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY
Associate Physician Editor, Clinical Geriatrics® Dr. Spivack is Founder, Connecticut Geriatrics Society; Medical Staff, Greenwich Hospital, Greenwich, CT      
Affiliations: 1Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 2Department of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Affiliations:  1Department of Medicine, Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 2University of Maryland Medical Center and R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Baltimore, MD

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