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Getting High: Physics Of The Fosbury Flop

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Sniffing Out The Science Behind Sports Doping

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Technology Could Give Athletes An Edge At Olympic Park

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Thriving Gut Bacteria Linked To Good Health

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Nightly Glass Of Wine May Protect Boomer Women's Bones

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Hospital Makes Nutritious Food More Available

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Confusion At The Yogurt Aisle? Time for Probiotics 101

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Debate Revived: Low-Carb Or Low-Fat Diet?

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