DOPING & SPORTS: The Dark Side of the Olympics
While watching TV this week, have you wondered how some of those Olympic athletes got to be so big and strong? Not just from eating their Wheaties. Despite testing programs begun during the Mexico City games in 1968, the shadow of illicit performance- enhancing drugs over the Olympics only grows darker. California Healthline's Jeff Stryker looks at the drugs elite athletes are taking to get an edge and what officials are doing about it.
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