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Caution Raised On Steroid Injections

More than 30 million Americans have osteoarthritis, a chronic condition of the joints that affects mainly older people.

Many patients seek relief from the pain it causes by getting injections of steroids into their hips and knees. Now, a new study is raising concerns about possible complications from those injections.

WBUR’s Carey Goldberg (@goldbergcarey) reports.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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