An outbreak of fungal meningitis has been linked to steroid shots for back pain made by a specialty pharmacy in Massachusetts. The medication was recalled in late September.
Latest numbers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:
Illnesses: 438, including 10 joint infections.
States: 19; Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.
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As most of us become more active in the spring and summer we may run the risk of some common over-use injuries. Wellness expert Mary Beth Knight says there are a few self care techniques that we can employ on a regular basis that can eliminate the pain and prevent the pain from holding us back.