HGH Can Help Fix Broken Athletes

Although the public is understandably weary of athletes' drug use, HGH could separate itself among substances used purely to gain competitive advantage as something that can be used for healing.

Deadspin's Matt McCarthy reminded us yesterday of Mark Cuban's push to legalize human growth hormone in the National Basketball Association. In November, the Dallas Mavericks owner announced he was looking to fund research that would study the potential use of HGH for injury rehabilitation, telling league officials at a Board of Governors meeting that he hoped more knowledge on the subject would lead to review of whether the drug should remain on the banned substances list.

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