Posted 9:33 PM 12/13/2012
Dec. 13, 2012 -- We watch the Olympic Games with awe and marvel at the athletes' power and grace.
But are Olympic athletes really any healthier than the rest of us? Do they live longer? And if they do, what does it mean for the rest of us mere mortals?
These are some of the questions that two new studies in the BMJ set out to answer.