Sep
16

RE: Digital Citizens Alliance Report on Digital Platforms Enabling the Sale of Illegal Appearance and Performance-Enhancing Drugs

posted on September 16th 2019 in All Blogs & Education & The APED Problem with 0 Comments

“This is a bone-chilling report and should serve as a call to action for these popular digital platforms that the advertising and sale of these extremely dangerous and illegal substances on their sites must stop. It’s time for these digital platforms, like Facebook and Google, to stop turning a blind eye and to stop allowing, […]

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Jun
11

Virgin Islands Education

posted on June 11th 2019 in All Blogs with 0 Comments

At the Taylor Hooton Foundation, our mission is to enlighten the world to the truths about Appearance and Performance Enhancing Substances. More often than not, that education takes place within the continental United States. However, I recently had the opportunity to take our program to the U.S. Virgin Islands. I recently spoke to six high […]

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Mar
25

Steroids and Violence

posted on March 25th 2019 in All Blogs & Taylor's Story with 0 Comments

When we think of anabolic steroids, most of us think about the physical effects that result from using these drugs. For example: In men: shrinking testicles decreased sperm count baldness development of breasts increased risk for prostate cancer In women: growth of facial hair or excess body hair decreased breast size male-pattern baldness changes in […]

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Jan
29

Energy Drinks are not the benign products you think they are

posted on January 29th 2018 in All Blogs with 0 Comments

As we have traveled the country speaking to groups about dietary supplements, we have learned that nearly everyone is under the belief that energy drinks are harmless benign substances. Last year, there were more than 20,000 emergency room visits attributable to the ingestion of energy drinks – following a 2011 government report that expressed real […]

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Dec
07

Cheaters Never Win!

posted on December 7th 2017 in All Blogs & All Me Awards with 0 Comments

“Cheaters Never Win”, at least that’s what we were taught when we were kids. But, looking at the world around us, I question every day whether that’s true or not anymore. When I read today’s news about the punishment that was meted out against Russia by the IOC for cheating by doping, a faint ray […]

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Sep
25

Where is the Outrage?

posted on September 25th 2017 in All Blogs with 0 Comments

The NFL announced this week that Brian Cushing of the Houston Texans has been suspended for 10 games for violating the league’s policy on performance enhancing substances.  The 10-game suspension will cost Cushing over 44 million, plus more if Houston attempts to recoup any of his signing bonus.

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Jun
14

Should we really be drinking all those Energy Drinks?

posted on June 14th 2017 in All Blogs & Education with 0 Comments

Energy Drinks

On April 26, 2017, sixteen-year-old Davis Allen Crepe consumed a large diet soda, a large latte, and an energy drink within a short time frame. Two hours later he went into cardiac arrest and died. In June of 2014, sixteen-year-old Lanna Hamann was vacationing with family and friends in Mexico when she went into cardiac […]

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