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Women More Likely To Have Hip Implant Fail: Study

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Associated Press
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The Florida Channel
Leon County Judge John Cooper on June 30, 2022, in a screen grab from The Florida Channel.

Researchers aren’t exactly sure why, but women are slightly more likely to have problems with hip replacements than men, the Associated Press reports.

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