Archives for November2009

Steroid Testing to be Added for Nuclear Weapons Workers?

Steroid use is permeating all walks of our society. The National Nuclear Security Administration is even considering adding steroids to the drug testing regimen for workers in our nation’s nuclear weapons facilities.

Don

Knoxville, TN

An inspector general audit released last week said the government should consider adding steroids to the drug tests for workers in the Human Reliability Program, a special monitoring program for those with access to high-security weapons-making areas and special nuclear materials.

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FDA Warning About Body Building Products

Attention visitors: YOU MUST TAKE TWO MINUTES AND WATCH THIS VIDEO from the FDA concerning supplements that claim to contain steroids or steroid-like substances.

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Steroid Bust of the Week

Over the past few weeks, we have used this space to point out steroid busts that are occurring all over the country.  Sadly, many of our kids do not realize that possession of steroids without a legitimate prescription from a medical doctor is against the law.  Some see their favorite role models using this stuff and assume that it’s okay as long as they don’t get caught by the authorities in some athletic competition.… Continue Reading...

Valley father uses son’s death to warn of teen steroid use

One of the best programs that we conduct every year is in Scottsdale, AZ. Sponsored by the Scottsdale Charros, we are invited to speak with all of the freshman at all of the high schools in the Greater Scottsdale area. We will reach over 5,000 young people this week!

In addition to speaking in the schools, the local media do a wonderful job of helping us get out message out to their TV and newspaper viewers and readers.… Continue Reading...

Bodybuilder sentenced to jail time, community service for steroid distribution

One more in our continuing series about “who got busted this week for selling steroids?” Just like in most of the other cases, sale of steroids to high school kids was at the heart of the allegations!

Don


By DAVID HARPER Tulsa World Staff Writer
Published: 11/13/2009 7:44 PM

An Oklahoma City bodybuilder who pleaded guilty in August to distributing an anabolic steroid was sentenced Friday in federal court in Tulsa to one month in jail and ordered to perform 400 hours of community service.

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Another Supplement Recall (for steroids)!

This is getting to be a routine occurance. Another batch of supplements has been recalled because they are contaminated with steroids. Like we’ve said so many times before, supplements are not regulated by anyone or any agency. And you the buyer are completely at the mercy of the honesty of the supplier with respect to what is actually in those boxes or bottles!… Continue Reading...

Prosecutor says Vian man has been convicted in steroid case involving high school athletes

We track the press, and it is rare that a week goes by that some drug dealer doesn’t get busted somewhere in this country selling steroids to kids.  Here is this week’s installment.

Don

By Associated Press
10:12 AM CST, November 13, 2009

MUSKOGEE, Okla. (AP) - A federal prosecutor says a Vian man has been convicted of distributing steroids to high school football players.
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NFL :Player Suspended for Banned Substance

One of the results of the widespread use of performance ehnancing drugs by professional athletes is a very strict policy with respect to substances that they are allowed to put into their bodies. The list of banned substances are absolute and it is each player’s responsibility to insure that they to not ingest ANY substance that is on the banned list.… Continue Reading...

Baseball Factory and Taylor Hooton Foundation form Partnership

The partnership will spread an anti-steroids message nationwide to thousands of high school and youth baseball players

COLUMBIA, MD - November 2, 2009– Baseball Factory announced today a partnership with the Taylor Hooton Foundation that will help deliver an anti-steroids message to thousands of baseball players nationwide.  The organizations will work together to provide all Baseball Factory players and families with educational information on the dangers of anabolic steroids and other appearance and  performance enhancing drugs. 

 

The partnership between Baseball Factory and the Taylor Hooton Foundation will provide an opportunity for young baseball players to learn about the dangers associated with appearance and performance enhancing drugs (APEDs).  In addition, the Taylor Hooton Foundation will provide training to the Baseball Factory staff on all aspects of this topic and will make an appearance at select Baseball Factory events in order to deliver this message directly to players and their families.  It is important that not only the players, but also the parents are fully educated on the perils associated with these drugs.Continue Reading...

Contaminated Supplements

We are countinuously asked by parents and coaches, “how could my child or athlete be taking steroids”? I know that they simply wouldn’t to that. They tell me that they would never, ever use steroids!

Sadly, many of our kids are purchasing the latest and greatest supplements that they’ve read about on the Internet or were told about by their friends.… Continue Reading...