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Wednesday, December 31, 2003

FDA Bans Ephedra: The FDA has banned the weight-loss drug ephedra, which is blamed in the death of Orioles pitcher Steve Bechler.

Major League Baseball banned the drug from the minor leagues in February, following Bechler's death.

Consumers Union has a website that describes why the drug should be banned.

You can read more from the Amarillo Globe News and the Boston Globe.

ESPN has articles here and here.


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