Hoot's Corner

June 10, 2022
Royals happy to help kids PLAY at The K
Anne Rogers@anne__rogersShare KANSAS CITY — The smiles on all the faces of kids running across the outfield grass at Kauffman Stadium said everything one needs to know about the event the Royals’ held for area youth on Thursday afternoon. The Professional Baseball Athletic Trainers Society (PBATS) and their PLAY campaign (Promoting a Lifetime of Activity for Youth), […]
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January 26, 2022
FOUNDER, TAYLOR HOOTON FOUNDATION RE: BARRY BONDS, ROGER CLEMENS DENIED ENTRY TO HALL OF FAME McKinney, Texas (Wednesday, January 26, 2022) – As the father of a young high-school athlete who took his own life due to the effects of anabolic steroids and as someone who, for the last 17 years, has crisscrossed the country to […]
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January 20, 2022
Delta – 9 THC (Operation Supplement Safety)
The 2018 Farm Bill removed hemp as a controlled substance. However, hemp and CBD products—including those that contain delta-8-THC—are still prohibited for use by Military Service Members. For more information about products containing delta-8-THC, download a PDF of the handout below. INFORMATION PROVIDED BY OPERATION SUPPLEMENT SAFETY https://www.opss.org/infographic/delta-8-thc
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TESTOSTERONE BOOSTERS (Operation Supplement Safety)
Testosterone-booster dietary supplement products claim to increase the male sex hormone testosterone, which in turn can affect muscle strength, endurance, and male sexual performance. Testosterone boosters available in the dietary supplement marketplace are often advertised as a “natural way” to increase testosterone levels in the body. Other testosterone products are available online as so-called “prescriptions,” […]
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October 26, 2021
Anabolic Steroids Being Sold on the Internet
Following the loss of my younger brother, Taylor, who made an uneducated decision to begin using anabolic steroids when he was in high school, our family formed the Taylor Hooton Foundation.  Our mission is to enlighten the world to the truths about Appearance and Performance Enhancing Substances.  To accomplish this mission we teach students and […]
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May 6, 2021
Harm Reduction in Male Patients Actively Using Anabolic Androgenic Steroids (AAS) and Performance-Enhancing Drugs (PEDs): a Review
Alex K Bonnecaze 1, Thomas O’Connor 2, Cynthia A Burns 3Affiliations expand PMID: 33948794DOI: 10.1007/s11606-021-06751-3 Abstract Anabolic androgenic steroid (AAS) and performance-enhancing drug (PED) use is a prevalent medical issue, especially among men, with an estimated 2.9-4 million Americans using AAS in their lifetime. Prior studies of AAS use reveal an association with polycythemia, dyslipidemia, infertility, hypertension, left ventricular hypertrophy, and multiple behavioral […]
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April 16, 2021
Student’s heart failure linked to ‘excessive’ energy drinks
A 21-year old university student developed heart failure after “excessive” consumption of energy drinks, a new report suggests. For two years, the man drank four 500ml energy drinks a day, according to the BMJ Case Report. He spent 58 days in hospital, including the intensive care unit which he described as “traumatising”. Before the hospital […]
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March 15, 2021
Digital Weeds 2021: Illegal and/or Illicit Activity On Social Media Platforms Never Goes Away
The Digital Citizens Alliance (DCA) published its first report lookingat videos on YouTube pushing illegal and/or illicit goods andservices in 2013. Around the same time, Eric Feinberg launchedthe Global Intellectual Property Enforcement Center (GIPEC) withpatented software he created to look at the sale of counterfeit items onFacebook. Feinberg would go on to help launch the […]
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Researchers say it’s easy to find drugs on Facebook, Instagram and YouTube
The Technology 202: Researchers say it’s easy to find drugs on Facebook, Instagram and YouTube By Cat ZakrzewskiMarch 15, 2021 at 9:28 a.m. EDT with Aaron Schaffer Accounts peddling steroids, opioids and other drugs remain easy to find on major social networks, casting doubt on the companies’ ability to enforce their own policies against such illegal […]
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February 22, 2021
Dietary Supplement Executive Sentenced in Scheme to Fraudulently Sell Popular Dietary Supplements
JUSTICE NEWS Department of JusticeOffice of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFriday, February 19, 2021 Dietary Supplement Executive Sentenced in Scheme to Fraudulently Sell Popular Dietary Supplements A federal court in Texas sentenced a former dietary supplement company executive to prison for his role in fraudulently selling popular workout supplements, the Justice Department announced today. On […]
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