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Hooton Foundation honors Sale, Pedroia

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia and left-hander Chris Sale were presented with canvas prints of their 2018 “It’s All Me” public service ad for the Taylor Hooton Foundation prior to Wednesday’s game against the Twins at JetBlue Park.

Taylor Hooton Foundation President Donald Hooton Jr. and Red Sox conditioning coach Kiyoshi Momose made the presentation.… Continue Reading...

Bullying: It may be why gay and bisexual boys are using steroids at five times the rate of straight boys

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A recent study published in Pediatrics, the official journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics, has raised alarms about the way some gay teens are responding to bullying.
Researchers analyzed government surveys from 2005 to 2007 of boys whose age averaged 16, 4% of whom self-identified as gay or bisexual.… Continue Reading...

London Bridge attack trio ‘had taken large quantities of steroids’

Members of the emergency services tend a person injured in the attack on London Bridge on 3 June 2017.

The three men who carried out the London Bridge terrorist attack had taken large quantities of steroids before killing eight people, a court has heard.

Khuram Butt, 27, Rachid Redouane, 30, and Youssef Zaghba, 22 were shot dead by police after using a van to plough into pedestrians on the bridge and then stabbing people in nearby Borough Market on 3 June last year.… Continue Reading...

Professional Kayaker Banned For Sabotage, Spiking Rival’s Water With Steroids

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Japan’s Yasuhiro Suzuki competes in the men’s kayak single race at the 16th Asian Games in Guangdong province, China, November 25, 2010

A Japanese kayaker who spiked a rival’s drink with a banned steroid was barred from competing in the sport for eight years Tuesday and could face further sanctions including a lifetime ban. 

Yasuhiro Suzuki, 32, admitted to lacing rival Seiji Komatsu’s drink last year at the Canoe Sprint Japan Championships with a banned anabolic steroid.… Continue Reading...

London attacker took steroids before deadly rampage

Khalid Masood, the man responsible for the worst terrorist attack in London in more than a decade, kept to himself in recent years, neighbors say. But he had a checkered past involving a series of aliases and a string of convictions for violence and possession of weapons.

LONDON (Reuters) – The man who mowed down pedestrians on London’s Westminster Bridge before killing a police officer outside Britain’s parliament last year had taken steroids beforehand, a London court heard on Monday.… Continue Reading...

Joe Morgan pens letter to all Hall of Fame voters: Steroid users don’t belong

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The Baseball Hall of Fame never has issued a clear statement about how voters should handle the steroids issue, until now.

Hall of Fame second baseman and Hall vice chairman Joe Morgan sent an impassioned emailed letter through the Hall to every eligible voter from the Baseball Writers Association of America on Tuesday, the day after the 2018 ballot was released, imploring them that “steroid users don’t belong” in Cooperstown.… Continue Reading...

FDA issues consumer warning on sports products that contain SARMs

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The Food and Drug Administration has issued a consumer warning against supplement-like body building products that contain SARMs, or selective androgen receptor modulators.


Six Gatesville, TX high school players suspended – Steroids supplied by former coach

District 13-4A superintendents voted 3-1 Friday to suspend for 30 days six Gatesville High School players accused of using steroids provided by a former coach.

The ruling by the District Executive Committee at the 11:30 a.m. meeting in Lampasas takes effect today and has no impact on games played prior to tonight.… Continue Reading...

Supplements: What is third party certification?

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Third-party certification organizations provide independent testing to evaluate supplements and their ingredients. Although this does not ensure the effectiveness of a product, certification programs do verify that a product is of high quality, consists of the ingredients listed on the label, and does not include any undeclared ingredients. Note that such testing is essentially a snapshot in time of a particular product and is no guarantee that future batches will be the same.… Continue Reading...

Energy drinks cost new father part of his skull, wife claims

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A woman is claiming that her husband’s habit of “excessive energy drink consumption” caused him to suffer the brain hemorrhage that ultimately cost him part of his skull.

Brianna, who did not reveal her last name, wrote on Facebook that her husband Austin started consuming the energy drinks “when he started working longer hours and commuting,” AOL reports.… Continue Reading...