Archives for June2019

Younger Guys ‘Bulking Up’ May Face Dangers of Disordered Eating

Young adults who see themselves as scrawny and who exercise to gain weight may be at risk of muscularity-oriented disordered eating behaviors, according to a new study led by researchers at the University of California- San Francisco (UCSF) Benioff Children’s Hospitals.

These behaviors include one or more of the following: eating more or differently to gain weight or bulk up and/or using dietary supplements or anabolic steroids to achieve the same goal.… Continue Reading...

Braves host kids as part of PLAY Campaign

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ATLANTA — Catching coach Sal Fasano and bullpen coach Marty Reed were among the members of the Braves’ organization who welcomed nearly 100 kids to SunTrust Park Tuesday afternoon to participate in the National PLAY Campaign.

“I think there are a lot of good and bad ways these kids can be influenced,” Fasano said.… Continue Reading...

Federal officials seize adulterated dietary supplements from Life Rising Corporation due to poor manufacturing practices

For Immediate Release:  June 14, 2019

At the request of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, U.S. Marshals seized more than 300,000 containers of dietary supplements, including tablets, capsules, and teas from Life Rising Corporation. The seized goods, which were held by Life Rising or manufactured in the company’s facility located in Willowbrook, Ill., consisted of more than 500 products bearing brand names Life Rising, Holicare, or HopeStream, and are valued at approximately $3.5 million.… Continue Reading...

Energy Drinks: Another Tragedy

I wanted to share my husband’s story, Darryl Lefler.

He would drink 2-3 energy drinks daily. One day he began seeing double vision and his eyes were not tracking correctly. Then he started having small seizures every 3-4 minutes to where he could not talk and would lose movement in his right side.… Continue Reading...