For paralympians, other dangerous ways to cheat

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As the 2012 Paralympic Games begin in London this week, officials will be as concerned as ever about preventing and catching cheating among the athletes. 

But paralympians have a few ways to go beyond doping that aren’t available to their Olympian counterparts. That includes a practice called “boosting,” where athletes find ways to give their bodies a natural but still unfair rush of reflexes.

See the story at Discovery News.