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Anti-steroid advocate Don Hooton talks about impact Dr. Gary Wadler had on protecting kids

Dr. Gary Wadler, seen here testifying during a hearing on Capitol Hill to examine the use of steroids in baseball in 2005, died Tuesday. He was 78.

Dr. Gary Wadler, seen here testifying during a hearing on Capitol Hill to examine the use of steroids in baseball in 2005, died Tuesday. He was 78.

In the immediate aftermath of his son’s suicide in July 2003, when Don Hooton struggled to understand the hows and the whys connected to Taylor Hooton’s death, all the while navigating through unimaginable grief, Don Hooton says a comment a member of the Plano, Texas law enforcement had made to Don Hooton resonated loudly.… Continue Reading...

Dr. Gary I Wadler, doping expert, dead at 78

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Dr. Gary I. Wadler

Gary Wadler, the Long Island physician and early authority on performance-enhancing drugs in sports whose extensive resume of titles, appointments, memberships and honors included the International Olympic Committee’s President’s Prize, died Tuesday morning. He was 78.

Nancy Wadler said her husband had been suffering from Multiple System Atrophy, a rare neurodegenerative disorder, for more than five years and most recently had been in hospice care at their Port Washington apartment.… Continue Reading...

Obituary: THF Chairman Emeritus Dr. Gary Wadler passes away

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It is with great sadness that we share the news that our foundation friend, Dr. Gary I Wadler, has passed away.  Gary had been quite ill for a number of months.

Dr. Wadler was quite instrumental in the founding of the Taylor Hooton Foundation.  According to THF Founder and current Executive Chairman Don Hooton, “Following Taylor’s death, I reached out in search of the world’s medical experts on the subject of anabolic steroids.… Continue Reading...

Youth and Steroids: Social Media is a huge influence on how young people should look

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Is there such thing as a ‘perfect body’? From referencing Barbie Dolls for the females; to looking like Batman or Wolverine for the males, the epidemic of mankind obsessing over body image, arguing over what is most ideal in this lifetime, has taken an unrealistic shift in today’s society – and Malaysians are not spared from it.… Continue Reading...

Steroids: It’s illegal to use anabolic steroids, but I see some steroid-like ingredients, and some are advertised as “legal steroids.” How do I know if they’re safe to take?

The chemical formulas for steroids and steroid-like substances are complex and often very difficult to distinguish without in-depth laboratory analysis. Anabolic steroids—compounds “designed” to behave like testosterone—and supplemental testosterone products are classified as “controlled substances” and are regulated by the Drug Enforcement Administration.

If a specific steroid is on the U.S.… Continue Reading...

Taylor Hooton Foundation Expands National Reach

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Taylor Hooton Foundation Expands National Reach

Non-profit taps Moroch agency to help spread awareness of the effects of Appearance and Performance Enhancing Substances

 McKinney, TX (September 5, 2017) – The Taylor Hooton Foundation announced a partnership today with Moroch, a Dallas-based integrated marketing agency, as it educates people across the nation about the effects of Appearance and Performance Enhancing Substances.… Continue Reading...

Famous bodybuilder dead at 46 – advises against steroid use

 Tributes have been paid to pro bodybuilder Rich Piana amid rumours of his death

Tributes have been paid to pro bodybuilder Rich Piana amid rumours of his death

ELITE bodybuilder Rich Piana has died more than two weeks after he was placed in an induced coma – with his estranged wife paying a touching tribute to her ex.

Fellow bodybuilders and fans had spoken of their shock this morning amid previously unconfirmed reports Piana had died after collapsing from a possible overdose.… Continue Reading...

Nationally Renowned Veteran Sports Dietitian Joins Taylor Hooton Foundation Board of Directors

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Nationally Renowned Veteran Sports Dietitian Brings Invaluable Experiences to Assist in the Taylor Hooton Foundation’s Work

McKinney, Texas (August 18, 2017) – The Taylor Hooton Foundation announced today that Dave Ellis, RD, CSCS a recognized expert and veteran in the world of High Performance Fueling has joined its Board of Directors.… Continue Reading...

Getting in Shape: The Step-Up Exercise

The step-up is a basic exercise that sometimes gets pushed to the back of the repertoire, especially when a coach has accessibility to modern equipment and a state-of-the-art facility. Many minor league teams, however, do not have access to a lot of equipment or large training facilities at home or on the road.… Continue Reading...

Dietary supplements and drug testing

OPSS has received a number of questions about whether dietary supplements—especially those used for bodybuilding and weight loss—could result in a positive result on military drug tests.

Military drug testing begins with urine, which is first screened and then followed by additional tests depending on the outcome of the screen. You can get extensive information about DoD’s drug policy and drug testing from the Drug Demand Reduction Program (DDRP), including military testing.… Continue Reading...