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New recommendations aim to improve safety of pain-relieving spinal steroid injections

Posted May 07, 2015, 1:22 pm Daniel Pendick, Former Executive Editor, Harvard Men's Health Watch More and more people are seeking injections of anti-inflammatory steroid medications for back and neck pain. In 2011, the last year for which complete information is available, doctors pushed the plunger on 2.3 million steroid injections into the spine ó and thatís just among people covered by Medicare. …

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