The Drugs of Olympic Doping Scandals

Here's hoping that none of our favorite Olympic athletes and archers are doing anything drug-related at all this year. Because they are perfect specimens of human form and function, and they don't need or want any help from any sort of performance-enhancing drugs. Except for when they occasionally do.

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Lindsay Abrams is an assistant editor at Salon and a former writer and producer for The Atlantic's Health Channel.

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