Drug Testing

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Despite Some Legalization, Doubts Remain That NCAA Will Relax Marijuana Standards

NCAA President Mark Emmert doubts that college sports’ governing body will relax its drug standards for student-athletes now that two states have legalized recreational marijuana use.

11/07/2012

Special School Helps Teen Combat Childhood Obesity

UT Southwestern Doctors Make Obesity Breakthrough

Some North Texas researchers believe they have found a way to control obesity by manipulating molecules in the heart. Researchers at UT Southwestern have demonstrated, for the first time, that the heart can regulate energy balance.

04/30/2012

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Miracle Diet Pill? A Safe Drug Is Elusive

The battle of the bulge has been a big, fat failure for U.S. drugmakers. But that hasn’t stopped them from trying.

02/24/2012

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College Drug-Testing Not Consistent

The effort to keep performance-enhancing drugs out of college sports lacks consistency or integrated strategy between schools, conferences and the NCAA.

03/30/2011

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Bill Would Require Drug Tests For Jobless Benefits

Lawmakers are considering a bill that would require unemployed Texans to pass a drug test before collecting jobless benefits.

03/24/2011

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