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Mom fitted with pacemaker at age 32 says she used to drink 6 energy drinks per day

A mother of three is speaking out about the potential dangers of consuming energy drinksafter she began suffering from blackouts and was fitted with a pacemaker at age 32. Samantha Sharpe, of Leicester, U.K., said at her worst she was consuming up to six cans a day of the sugary caffeinated beverages.… Continue Reading...

Long-term coffee consumption, caffeine metabolism genetics, and risk of cardiovascular disease: a prospective analysis of up to 347,077 individuals and 8368 cases

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Background

Coffee is one of the most widely consumed stimulants worldwide and is generally considered to be safe or even beneficial for health. However, increased risk of myocardial infarction and hypertension has been suggested for individuals who carry a functional variant at cytochrome P450 1A2 (CYP1A2), which makes them less effective at metabolizing caffeine.

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Cesar Sayoc Blames Steroids for Prompting Him to Mail Pipe Bombs to Trump Critics

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(NEW YORK) — A Florida man who mailed crudely made pipe bombs to prominent critics of President Donald Trump said he abused steroids for over 40 years, an issue his lawyers say they’ll cite at sentencing.

Cesar Sayoc made the assertion in lengthy and rambling letters to a federal judge that were posted in his court case file Tuesday.… Continue Reading...

Stimulants found in dietary supplements

Many dietary supplements contain ingredients that are known stimulants or have stimulant-like effects. That is, they can raise heart rate and blood pressure and otherwise increase nervous system activity, with potentially harmful effects, especially if used before or during exercise. One of the best ways a consumer can control his or her intake of stimulants is to read the Supplement Facts panel and other information on the labels and websites of dietary supplement products.… Continue Reading...

PROFESSIONAL BASEBALL STRENGTH & CONDITIONING COACHES SOCIETY STEPS UP TO PARTNER WITH HOOTON FOUNDATION

PBSCCS WILL ENDORSE AND FINANCIALLY SUPPORT THF’s EDUCATION MISSION WITH SPONSORSHIP OF “ALL ME®” T-SHIRTS           

McKinney, Texas (Saturday, February 23, 2019) – The Taylor Hooton Foundation announced today its national partnership with the Professional Baseball Strength & Conditioning Society (PBSCCS) which will endorse—as well as financially support—the Foundation’s mission of enlightening people to the truth about Appearance and Performance Enhancing Substances.  

“It is tremendously gratifying to know the Foundation and its education efforts have the full support of these outstanding strength and conditioning coaches who are at the highest level of professional sports,” said Taylor Hooton Foundation President Donald Hooton.… Continue Reading...

Body building supplement could be bad for the brain

People taking the protein supplement L-norvaline should be aware of its potential for harm

People taking the protein supplement L-norvaline should be aware of its potential for harm, scientists say. L-norvaline is an ingredient widely used in body building supplements and is promoted as a compound that can boost workouts and aid recovery.… Continue Reading...

 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...

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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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...