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1 in 20 deaths down to MSK conditions

A new report shows one in 20 deaths in 2013 were directly caused by, or contributed to, by musculoskeletal conditions. And 2 in 3 deaths were among females revealed the report published by the AIHW. The musculoskeletal condition making the greatest contribution to mortality was osteoporosis with 1,856 deaths (167 as an underlying cause and ...

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