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Johns Hopkins Medicine website: "Steroids."
MedlinePlus website: "Steroids."
National Jewish Health website: "About Steroids (Inhaled and Oral Corticosteroids)"
The Arthritis Foundation website: "Corticosteroids Drug Guide."
University of Rochester Medical Center website: "Steroids, Sterols, Anabolic Steroids, and Corticosteroids: What's the Difference?"
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