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Diet Pill Suspected in Death of Orioles Pitcher

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Diet Pill Suspected in Death of Orioles Pitcher

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Diet Pill Suspected in Death of Orioles Pitcher

Diet Pill Suspected in Death of Orioles Pitcher

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Baltimore Orioles pitcher Steve Bechler dies of complications from heat stroke after falling ill during a spring-training workout. A medical examiner says weight-loss pills may have played a role in Bechler's death. NPR's Tom Goldman reports.

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