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Hip fractures hurt! Did you know 1 in 5 older Americans who suffer from a hip fracture die within a year of the fracture? One in 5 people with a hip fracture end up in a nursing home within a year. Hip fractures account for 300,000 hospitalizations each year. You may not realize how common it is, that it affects both men and women, and – most importantly – that there are steps you can take to prevent and/or treat it!