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NCAA confirms suspension of Clemson star DT Dexter Lawrence

Clemson defensive tackle Dexter Lawrence will not play against No. 3 Notre Dame in the Cotton Bowl after the NCAA confirmed a suspension Thursday for a failed test for performance-enhancing drugs, possibly ending the talented junior’s college career.

Lawrence is one of three Clemson players who tested positive for ostarine, a substance used to treat osteoporosis that can act like an anabolic steroid.

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 MLB’s TEAM PHYSICIANS ASSOCIATION (TPA) GIVES OFFICIAL ENDORSEMENT TO TAYLOR HOOTON FOUNDATION’S MISSION

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 MLB’s TEAM PHYSICIANS ASSOCIATION (TPA) GIVES OFFICIAL ENDORSEMENT TO TAYLOR HOOTON FOUNDATION’S MISSION

 McKinney, Texas (December 20, 2018) – The Taylor Hooton Foundation is honored to accept the official endorsement of Major League Baseball’s Team Physicians Association (TPA) for its mission to educate the nation’s young people about the dangers of anabolic steroids and other Appearance and Performance-Enhancing Substances.… Continue Reading...

Saugerties woman educating others on steroid abuse

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SAUGERTIES, N.Y. — Barbara Quick’s husband was the picture of health — until he died.

Shortly after noon on March 5, Quick walked into the family’s Glasco home where her husband Steven, 49, had been watching their grandson, and found him lying face down and non-responsive on the kitchen floor.

Quick called 911 and began administering CPR, but it was too late and her husband was declared dead at about 1 p.m.… Continue Reading...

ELITE FEMALE OLYMPIAN KATIE UHLAENDER JOINS TAYLOR HOOTON FOUNDATION’S ALL ME® ADVISORY BOARD

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Four-Time Olympian Steps Up to Help Educate Young People About the Dangers of Appearance and Performance Enhancing Substances

McKinney, Texas (September 17, 2018) – The Taylor Hooton Foundation announced today that four-time Olympian Katie Uhlaender has joined its ALL ME Advisory Board. 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.… Continue Reading...

Unregulated Dietary Supplement Could Damage Your Heart

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New research suggests many “natural” weight loss and athletic supplements aren’t worth the risk, including higenamine, which is actually banned by the World Anti-Doping Agency

Ten years ago, Dr. Pieter Cohen noticed some of his patients were becoming ill because of the weight loss pills they were taking.

Cohen, an internist and associate professor of medicine at Harvard University, had some of those supplements tested and found that some of the pills and powders contained substances his patients didn’t even know were in there.… Continue Reading...

Nats promote healthy decisions to youngsters at Nationals Park

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Aug. 22nd, 2018
 
WASHINGTON — The children at Nationals Park on Wednesday afternoon were supposed to gather in right field for a group photo at the end of the PLAY event, but many of them instead converged around Anthony Rendon, hugging and chatting with the Nationals third baseman.
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Golden Knights defenseman suspended 20 games for violating NHL’s PED policy

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Vegas Golden Knights defenseman Nate Schmidt has been suspended 20 games for violating the NHL’s performance-enhancing drug policy, the league announced Sunday.

After being selected in the expansion draft last June by the Golden Knights from the Washington Capitals, Schmidt quickly became Vegas’ top defenseman during its run to the Stanley Cup Final. 

Schmidt said issuing a statement on this was “surreal” and said he has “only used supplements provided by my NHL team and I have always been extremely careful about what I put in my body.… Continue Reading...

National PLAY Campaign stops at Citizens Bank Park

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PHILADELPHIA — The Phillies’ training staff on Tuesday afternoon hosted more than 60 local youth athletes and children with disabilities for the PLAY (Promoting a Lifetime of Activity for Youth) Campaign’s annual stop at Citizens Bank Park.

Despite sweltering heat, the children on hand rotated through four stations for a little more than an hour.… Continue Reading...

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

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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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