May
19

Suicide Is Never a Joke

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Aaron Hernandez

In the wake of the recent death by suicide of famed NFL player and prisoner Aaron Hernandez, a number of citizens took to the airwaves and pages of various media to post sarcasm and jokes about his death. As the father of a young man whose life was cut short by suicide, I can tell […]

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May
12

Maria Sharapova Suspended After Failing Drug Test

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The richest athlete in the history of women’s sport was suspended last year for failing a drug test putting her lucrative tennis career on the line. Maria Sharapova recently returned to play after serving a 15-month suspension for using the banned substance meldonium.  Meldonium was banned by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) just a few […]

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May
05

Experts in Washington D.C. Examine the Steroid Epidemic

posted on May 5th 2017 in All Blogs & Current Events with 0 Comments

Hidden In Plain Sight

The Taylor Hooton Foundation hosted a forum in Washington, D.C. on April 27 to address the urgent need for progress in research, diagnosis and treatment of users of anabolic steroids, dietary supplements, and other Appearance and Performance Enhancing Substances. A number of the world’s experts on this topic gathered at the National Press Club to […]

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Apr
18

The NIH Will Address an Emerging National Health Crisis

posted on April 18th 2017 in All Blogs & Education with 0 Comments

Hidden In Plain Sight

The Taylor Hooton Foundation is hosting a public forum at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. by the world’s foremost authorities on Appearance and Performance Enhancing Substances. Why? The use of Appearance and Performance Enhancing Substances in the general public, particularly among youth, is emerging as a national health crisis. Current research shows that […]

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Apr
12

Body Positivity and the Fight against Appearance and Performance Enhancing Drugs 

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Body Positivity

It’s become increasingly clear that appearance and performance enhancing drugs are not just for professional, or even student-athletes. The average age for first time anabolic steroid users is only 15 years old High school girls are the fastest growing user group. The top three reasons that young people report that they turn to these substances […]

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Mar
24

#AllMePEDFree at Spring Training in Arizona

posted on March 24th 2017 in All Blogs & Current Events with 0 Comments

Greetings from Arizona! Another year to visit the Phoenix area to visit with those MLB teams that are members of the Cactus League. In particular, we are here to meet with members of our All Me League Advisory Board. Our day started with free breakfast in the lobby of the Holiday Inn Express in Tempe. […]

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