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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

 MLB.com
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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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

 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...