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Submission + - SPAM: Meningitis Outbreak Fallout: Whom Can You Trust?

andrewdavis writes: "Although the clinical fallout from the largest outbreak of illness ever tied to a pharmacy compounder is alarming, in many ways it is the most straightforward part of the crisis to document. By mid-October, nearly 350 patients treated with an injectable steroid prepared by the New England Compounding Center (NECC) had been infected, with 24 fatalities reported in the 18 states affected, according to health officials."
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Submission + - SPAM: mlb nfl dont care about steroids

andrewdavis writes: "The war against tackle football continued last week at, of all places, Harvard.

Ascending his bully pulpit, this time in front of students and professors from the Harvard School of Public Health, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell identified his league's "biggest challenge" as "changing the culture in a way that reduces the injury risk to the maximum possible extent, especially the risk of head injury."

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Submission + - SPAM: USADA Vindicates Hamilton's Claims Against Lance Armstrong

andrewdavis writes: "Tyler Hamilton who called Lance Armstrong a cheater is relieved that he has been proven right after Armstrong said he won’t contest the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency’s case against him.
Hamilton’s recently released book, “The Secret Race, Inside the Hidden World of the Tour de France,” details Armstrong’s doping during his string of seven Tour de France victories. The former teammate of Armstrong, Hamilton first went public charging Armstrong with doping on “60 Minutes” in May 2011."

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Submission + - SPAM: Armstong To Be Rubbed Out Of Olympic History -

andrewdavis writes: "The disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong has lost seven Tour de France titles, banned for life, went out of his charitable foundation, and possibly many millions of ill-gotten dollars but he now has to face the pain of being rubbed out of Olympic history.

The International Olympic Committee has confirmed after revelations of Armstrong’s extensive past as a drug cheat that it will meet for deciding if Armstrong will be stripped of a bronze medal he won at the Sydney Olympics. The cyclist finished third in the road time trial event at the 2000 Games behind Viacheslav Ekimov and Jan Ullrich."

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Submission + - SPAM: Disgraced Armstrong Teammate Asked To Reveal All -

andrewdavis writes: "South African cyclist David George, a former teammate of Lance Armstrong, has been asked to shed more light on doping in cycling after his failed test.

George is asked to disclose how and when he took EPO, the blood-boosting drug, and if he used the drug while racing with Lance Armstrong over a decade ago."

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