Hoot’s Corner

O’s host youth for PLAY Campaign clinic with THF

BALTIMORE — Long before the Orioles took the field on Tuesday night, there was something special happening at Camden Yards. The O’s hosted youth from the Y in Central Maryland for the annual PLAY Campaign clinic that promotes the importance of children living a healthy lifestyle and disability inclusion.

Orioles outfielder Trey Mancini, along with head athletic trainer Brian Ebel and members of the O’s training staff were on hand to help with the clinic, which included children from the National Down Syndrome Society.… Continue Reading...

McGriff Elected to Taylor Hooton Foundation Board of Directors

 MLB.com @alysonfooter
Aug. 8th, 2018
 
About a year ago, Donald Hooton Jr. made a mental checklist — a wish list, really — of former Major League Baseball players he might want to join the Taylor Hooton Foundation’s board of directors.

On the list was Fred McGriff, a five-time All-Star, a two-time home run champion and a major contributor to the mid-1990s Braves team that created a division-winning dynasty and, in 1995, won the World Series.

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Major Japanese Newspaper Tells Taylor’s Story

The sports reporter that traveled to North Texas from Tokyo tells us that anabolic steroid use is also a growing problem among Japan’s youth!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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MyNicNaxs, LLC Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Various Dietary Supplements Due to Undeclared Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API)

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MyNicNaxs, LLC, Deltona, FL is voluntarily recalling all lots of dietary supplements distributed nationwide to the consumer level. The products have been found to contain undeclared active pharmaceutical ingredients (API)The presence of Sildenafil, Sibutramine, Diclofenac and/or Phenolphthalein in the dietary supplements renders it an unapproved drug for which safety and efficacy have not been established and, therefore, subject to recall.… Continue Reading...

Public Notification: Dale Mas contains hidden drug ingredients

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[7-9-2018] The Food and Drug Administration is advising consumers not to purchase or use Dale Mas, a product promoted for sexual enhancement. This product was identified during an examination of international mail shipments.

 FDA laboratory analysis confirmed that Dale Mas contains sildenafil and tadalafil, the active ingredients in the FDA-approved prescription drugs Viagra and Cialis, respectively, used to treat erectile dysfunction.… Continue Reading...

Hughes honored to help Hooton end PED use

CINCINNATI — A group that works to eradicate performance-enhancing drugs like steroids in all sports, the Taylor Hooton Foundation actively recruits Major League Baseball players to help spread its message. The foundation announced this weekend that its advisory board of active players reached a record 38 players.

That includes Reds reliever Jared Hughes and outfielder Adam Duvall.… Continue Reading...

Gordon passionate about ‘It’s All Me’ message

KC outfielder spreads word through Taylor Hooton Foundation campaign

MINNEAPOLIS — Four years ago, Royals All-Star and Gold Glove Award-winning outfielder Alex Gordonwas asked if he’d like to be on the advisory board of the Taylor Hooton Foundation. And once again this year, Gordon is proud to take part in the “It’s All Me” campaign.… Continue Reading...

Gardner proud of anti-PED work with Hooton

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Yankees outfielder, along with Walker, Gardner proud of work with Hooton Foundation foundation’s advisory board

NEW YORK — The Taylor Hooton Foundation is widely acknowledged as the leader in the advocacy against appearance- and performance-enhancing substance use by the youth of America, an initiative that both Brett Gardner and Neil Walker stand behind.… Continue Reading...

Semien reps A’s on Hooton board for 3rd year

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OAKLAND — Marcus Semien is proud to be on the advisory board of the Taylor Hooton Foundation, an organization that is dedicated to educating youth about the dangers of using performance-enhancing drugs. Last week, the foundation announced that its advisory board had reached a record 38 members, all active players across Major League Baseball.… Continue Reading...

SARMs Cause Increasing Number of Positive Drug Tests

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Content reproduced with permission from Drug Free Sport’s 2018 Second Quarter INSIGHT e-newsletter

Lara Gray, MS, RD, CSSD, Senior Director of Education, Drug Free Sport

Since 2014, there has been a significant increase in the number of positive drug tests attributed to selective androgen receptor modulators (SARMs). SARMs have a high potential for misuse among athletes due to their anabolic properties offering less side effects typically associated with anabolic androgenic steroids (i.e.… Continue Reading...