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Olympic Athletes Vulnerable to Everyday Health Risks

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On the field of play, Olympic athletes appear to be superhuman — stronger, faster, and fitter than the rest of us — and in picture-perfect health. But off the field, the reality is not so simple. Source: Medical News

The Genius of Recognizing a Familiar Face

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That flash of familiarity we feel when we see someone we know appears to be coming from a part of the brain that is working for this sole purpose, say scientists who discovered a new class of cells. Source: Medical News

Do Trans Women Athletes Have Advantages?

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The Tokyo Olympics will feature the first openly trans athlete as the debate over trans women and girl’s participation in female sports heats up. What rules are in place, and what does the science say so far? Source: Medical News