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Studies Fail to Agree on Athletes' Use of Ephedra

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Studies Fail to Agree on Athletes' Use of Ephedra

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Studies Fail to Agree on Athletes' Use of Ephedra

Studies Fail to Agree on Athletes' Use of Ephedra

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As scrutiny of the performance-enhancing drug Ephedra continues in the wake of the spring-training death of a Baltimore Orioles pitcher, studies show conflicting results on whether athletes can safely use the weight-loss aid. NPR's Tom Goldman reports.