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    Standing for human growth hormone, it claims to increase metabolism, muscle mass, and even increase height. The big scandal is that New York Yankees pitcher Andy Pettitte has admitted to using human growth hormone in 2004. Debbie Clemens also gets outted by her husband for using it to get ready for a Sports Illustrated shoot.

    What a convoluted, sordid story of lies and betrayal. All over a drug that's used by the cattle industry and she-males alike.

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