Archives for body image

Saugerties woman educating others on steroid abuse

DFN-L steroids at table.jpg

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

Image result for KATIE UHLAENDER

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

higenamine

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...

National PLAY Campaign stops at Citizens Bank Park

Shawn Fcasnni - Phillies Athletic Trainer

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...

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

Image result for fda

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...

Gardner proud of anti-PED work with Hooton

Image result for brett gardner hooton

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

Image result for oakland a's logo

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

Image result for sarms

 

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...

Cubs help experts warn kids of PED dangers

Hooton Foundation among organizations at Wrigley clinic

 MLB.com
Jul. 24th, 2018
 
CHICAGO — For many young athletes, questions about performance enhancing drugs and healthy lifestyles are rarely as simple as right or wrong. Teenagers know they shouldn’t be using steroids, but knowing the difference between a helpful supplement and a dangerous or illegal PED can be more difficult.
Continue Reading...