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Jabrill Peppers Tests Positive For Dilute Sample At Draft Combine

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Jabrill Peppers, his draft stock already in question, may have further clouded his NFL future.

The former Michigan linebacker/safety tested positive for a dilute sample at last month’s scouting combine, according to Adam Schefter.

NFL notified teams that Michigan’s Jabril Peppers tested positive for a dilute sample at the combine, league sources tell ESPN.

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CHRIS OWINGS JOINS TAYLOR HOOTON FOUNDATION’S ADVISORY BOARD OF MAJOR-LEAGUE PLAYERS

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CHRIS OWINGS JOINS TAYLOR HOOTON FOUNDATION’S ADVISORY BOARD OF MAJOR-LEAGUE PLAYERS

D-backs Inielder Joins 37 Others in Helping to Educate Young People About the Dangers of Appearance and Performance Enhancing Drugs

 

McKinney, Texas (Monday, April 24, 2017) – The Taylor Hooton Foundation announced today that Chris Owings of the Arizona Diamondbacks has joined its “Advisory Board” of active players from throughout Major League Baseball.… Continue Reading...

Performance enhancing drugs: a quiet epidemic

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Dick Butkus, a Hall of Fame linebacker for the Chicago Bears, lives in Malibu, Calif., where he raises money to fight steroid abuse in high schools.

For weeks news of Allonzo Trier’s run-in with performance enhancing drugs (PEDs) dominated the collegiate sports headlines and occupied commentators around the country.

From college basketball to the Tour de France, PEDs pop up no matter what sport you follow.  … Continue Reading...

9 ways anabolic steroids are harmful to your body

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A few months ago, we all saw a popular actor’s much-publicised ‘transformation’ video. At the beginning of the video, we see the pudgy and out-of-shape actor, who gained 28 kg for a role, transform into a bulky and fit form in a matter of six months. It was an incredible feat, and we’d be lying if we said we weren’t amazed!… Continue Reading...

Supplements may cost people more than money

A 2015 research study found that 60 to 70 percent of active-duty members and 44 to 53 percent of Department of Defense civilians use at least one dietary supplement per week. The study also found that people who used one to two supplements per week were 1.5 times more likely to report abnormal heartbeats. People using three to four supplements were three times more likely to report abnormal heartbeats. (U.S. Air Force photo / Senior Airman Amber Carter)

TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Would you take dietary supplements to run faster, build larger muscles and trim your waistline? Would the cost be worth that price?

Two Army soldiers formerly assigned in Europe learned the price they paid was not worth it. Both have been hospitalized with liver failure after using a German-made supplement purchased online, said Lt.… Continue Reading...

Jets CB Nick Marshall Suspended 4 Games for Violating NFL PED Policy

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New York Jets cornerback Nick Marshall has been suspended for the first four games of next season after violating the NFL‘s policy on performance-enhancing drugs.

An NFL spokesperson announced Marshall’s suspension, per the Jets’ official website.

After playing quarterback at the University of Auburn, Marshall signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars as an undrafted free agent in 2015.… Continue Reading...

Redskins’ Trent Murphy suspended four games for violating NFL’s PED policy

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The Redskins‘ first four opponents are unknown at this point, but even without that important piece of information, their opening four-game stretch just got a little bit tougher.

That’s because the NFL suspended linebacker Trent Murphy for four games Friday after he violated the league’s performance-enhancing substances policy. Murphy’s suspension was first reported a month ago by Master Tesfatsion of the Washington Post; that report indicated Murphy was appealing the suspension.… Continue Reading...

Maria Sharapova Had To Google The Drug She Was Taking

See, Maria Sharapova is not that different from you. (Well, except maybe for a few things such as her over $285 million in tennis earnings.) The tennis star recently said that she didn’t know what meldonium was until testing positive in January 2016 at the Australian Open for the recently banned substance.… Continue Reading...

MATT SHOEMAKER JOINS TAYLOR HOOTON FOUNDATION’S ADVISORY BOARD OF MAJOR-LEAGUE PLAYERS

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MATT SHOEMAKER JOINS TAYLOR HOOTON FOUNDATION’S ADVISORY BOARD OF MAJOR-LEAGUE PLAYERS

Angels Pitcher Joins 36 Others in Helping to Educate Young People About the Dangers of Appearance and Performance Enhancing Drugs

 

McKinney, Texas (Wednesday, April 19, 2017) – The Taylor Hooton Foundation announced today that Matt Shoemaker of the Los Angeles Angels has joined its “Advisory Board” of active players from throughout Major League Baseball.… Continue Reading...

Dietary Supplements and Cancer Treatment: A Risky Mixture

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Patients undergoing cancer treatment often experience not only pain and discomfort from their disease, but also the potentially debilitating side effects caused by their treatments.

Some patients who do not receive adequate palliative care to lessen these side effects, or those driven to do anything possible to feel better while fighting their disease, may turn to dietary supplements advertised as having anticancer effects or being supportive of general health, frequently without consulting a health care professional.… Continue Reading...