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Steroids

'Bro science' conversations threaten industry

Bodybuilders and others share dangerous ideas online with the implicit support of sports nutrition advertisers.

A little bit of steroids can contaminate a whole lot of legitimate supplements. And by the same token, a few reckless online conversations about mixing supplements and steroids can taint an entire industry aiming to promote responsible sports nutrition.

Those companies and the trade groups they belong to work hard to crack down on any inappropriate use of supplements, or worse, and to keep themselves free of any potential association. But as anyone who’s spent time on Twitter kn

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