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2008-09-17 09:00:27

NEW YORK, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Major League Baseball (MLB) and the Partnership for a Drug-Free America today introduced a first-of-its-kind microsite at drugfree.org/playhealthy that focuses on educating teens on the dangers of illegal steroids and other performance enhancing substances (PES). The site also provides parents, caregivers and coaches effective tools to guide conversations with teens at risk, helping them drive home the message that it's not worth risking your health, and...

2008-08-07 12:01:26

ROSEMONT, Ill., Aug. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The eyes of the world are on the 2008 Summer Olympic Games. More than 10,000 athletes from 205 countries will be vying for Gold, Silver and Bronze medals across 28 sporting events. These athletes have been rigorously training their bones, muscles and joints in order to successfully participate in the demanding two-week long competition. All are working diligently to win. "The heavy preparation for the Olympics puts severe strain on an...

2008-07-25 09:00:58

By Michael Smith, Tulsa World, Okla. Jul. 25--It has long been the American way to think that we are "Bigger, Stronger, Faster" than everyone else, and that if our competition is catching up, or even passing us, we will do what is necessary to stay ahead. We are Americans. We are winners. We take steroids and other legal drugs that advertisers bombard us with in astounding quantities. Never has anyone so thoroughly, thoughtfully and successfully explained the issue of steroids on a...

2008-07-21 21:00:22

Officials at a U.S. online pharmacy verification service say they have identified 156 Web sites engaged in the illicit sale of anabolic steroids. None of the steroid Web sites we reviewed required a prescription, and none used any sort of age verification service, John Horton, president of LegitScript, said in a statement. Studies indicate that youth and young adults are the most at risk for illicit steroid use, and these Web sites are just a fraction of those we identified selling...

2008-07-21 03:00:22

ARLINGTON, Va. and BOSTON, July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- LegitScript.com, an online pharmacy verification service, and KnujOn.com, an Internet spam and criminality watchdog, have released an investigative report that identifies 156 websites engaged in the illicit sale of anabolic steroids. Steroid abuse is part of the larger prescription drug abuse problem, which is the second largest drug abuse problem in the United States. The abuse of anabolic steroids is concentrated among youth and young...

2008-07-03 15:00:19

By Copyright 2008 Albuquerque Journal By T.J. Wilham Journal Staff Writer An Albuquerque firefighter has been placed on leave after police say they found a stolen PNM laptop inside his station locker and steroids in his home. Chris Archibeque, 44, a driver for the Albuquerque Fire Department, has not been charged with a crime. Police said their investigation is ongoing. Fire Chief Robert Ortega has placed Archibeque on administrative leave pending the outcome of the police...

2008-06-18 12:00:42

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BEIJING - China is pushing hard for a clean anti-doping image just seven weeks before the Beijing Olympics. China is one of the world's largest manufacturers and suppliers of anabolic steroids and human growth hormone. However, a top Chinese drug control official on Wednesday said that about 150 producers, wholesalers and retailers had been ordered recently to stop illegal production and distribution of performance-enhancing drugs. Wu Zhen, deputy commissioner of...

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2008-01-27 09:00:00

The chance to play varsity, win a state championship, play in college, maybe even go pro -- aspirations that provide enough motivation for most young athletes to work hard in practice and play with unwavering effort during games. For a few, the pressure to reach such goals can push young athletes to take extreme measures. "It's actually potentially a very significant problem when parents put more pressure on kids and that pressure increases. That can cause sometimes very serious issues,"...

2006-08-30 14:27:22

By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. congressional chairman who pressured Major League Baseball in 2005 to crack down on steroid use chided pro athletes for failing to do more to steer children away from the performance-enhancing drugs. "I find it hard to believe that the leagues and players associations cannot identify professional athletes who would be willing to take time out of their schedules to discuss such an important topic with their young fans," House of...

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2006-08-30 14:05:00

By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. congressional chairman who pressured Major League Baseball in 2005 to crack down on steroid use chided pro athletes for failing to do more to steer children away from the performance-enhancing drugs. "I find it hard to believe that the leagues and players associations cannot identify professional athletes who would be willing to take time out of their schedules to discuss such an important topic with their young fans," House of Representatives...