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Did You Know? "History of Performance Enhancing Drugs in Sports," on

Submitted by David Borden on (Issue #679)
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The history drugs in sports goes back at least to the ancient Greeks and Romans, whose athletes made use of wine, hallucinogens, stimulants and other substances in attempts to enhance their performance. To learn more, visit History of Performance Enhancing Drugs in Sports, on the web site, part of the family.

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