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Steroids

U.S. Shot Putter May Land Gold Medal Eight Years Later

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 12.06.2012 | Sports

Thanks to new technology that reveals more steroid cheats, Adam Nelson may win the 2004 Olympics shot put more than eight years after he finished seco...

Some Perspective on the Steroid Era

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 02.03.2013 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

We have a Hall of Fame filled with many players who played in a segregated era and said nothing, who either took amphetamines or looked the way while others did and probably even players who said nothing about the gambling and betting on baseball they saw around them.

Airline Slammed For Transgender 'Joke'

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

An Air New Zealand riddle about a steroid-enhanced female shot putter from the Olympics is causing turbulence, the Dominion-Post reported. Twitter fol...

More Students Using Steroids, Protein Powder To Bulk Up

St. Paul Pioneer Press | Christopher Snowbeck | Posted 01.19.2013 | Education

A new study finds that more teenagers are using steroids and protein powders to bulk up. Plus, there's a surprisingly high rate of muscle-enhancing b...

Armstrong Does Not Live Strong

The Miami Hurricane | Posted 12.25.2012 | College
The Miami Hurricane

Beneath the multi-million dollar salaries, glamorous homes, lavish vacations and designer wardrobes, these icons are human beings who will make mistakes just like average people. Yet there is something that sets these superstars apart: They have an image to uphold.

Hope for Armstrong

Daniel Hill | Posted 12.24.2012 | Sports
Daniel Hill

The road to redemption is less like the Tour, where teams and crews play such prominent roles; Armstrong is at the starting gate of the longest, most taxing individual time trial of his life.

Before Meningitis Outbreak, Pharmacy Avoided Sanctions

Reuters | Posted 12.22.2012 | Healthy Living

By Toni Clarke and Tim McLaughlin BOSTON, Oct 23 (Reuters) - The pharmacy tied to a deadly U.S. meningitis outbreak escaped harsh puni...

New Findings From First CDC Report on Fungal Meningitis Outbreak

Manoj Jain, MD MPH | Posted 12.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Manoj Jain, MD MPH

Earlier this month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published the first comprehensive report on the fungal meningitis outbreak that has killed 12 and sickened 137. There is much news for us.

Diagnosing and Treating Fungal Meningitis

Manoj Jain, MD MPH | Posted 12.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Manoj Jain, MD MPH

As the number of deaths from fungal meningitis mounts, many people want to know how fungal meningitis is diagnosed and treated.

Meningitis Outbreak Prompts Calls For More Regulation

Reuters | Tim McLaughlin and Toni Clarke | Posted 12.10.2012 | Healthy Living

BOSTON, Oct 10 (Reuters) - A Massachusetts specialist pharmacy linked to a company at the center of a major health scare closed temporarily on Wedne...

Meningitis Outbreak Prompts Call For Tighter Drug Rules

Reuters | Tim Ghianni | Posted 12.09.2012 | Healthy Living

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct 9 (Reuters) - A rare U.S. outbreak of fungal meningitis linked to steroid injections has claimed four more lives with Florida ...

Roger Clemens, the 21st Century Sports Fan, and Judgment in the Court of Public Opinion

Evan Winiker | Posted 11.13.2012 | Sports
Evan Winiker

While the Rocket threw a heater like no one before, his lasting legacy won't be the pitches he tossed, but rather what he was or wasn't on while throwing them.

Lance Armstrong And The Way Of Fallen Idols

Christian Piatt | Posted 10.29.2012 | Religion
Christian Piatt

I wanted to believe what he had achieved was possible without doping. I wanted to believe that, if he could confront and conquer cancer, he could do nearly anything. I wanted to believe he was different.

Weather on Steroids and Mold in the Basement

Dr. Gary Ginsberg | Posted 10.10.2012 | Green
Dr. Gary Ginsberg

Heat and humidity fosters furry colonies in damp basements, attics and closets.

Fascinated by Olympic Record-breaking? What About Record-breaking Climate Change?

A. Siegel | Posted 10.09.2012 | Green
A. Siegel

It is well past time to move our attention off the sports pages and to treat climate statistics with the same seriousness and passion as sports records.

Tell Your 12-Year-Old He's Dying?

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 07.25.2012 | Parents

The parents of a 12-year-old boy with terminal cancer believe they found the remedy for him to enjoy his short time left. They never told him he was d...

Imagine A World Where Everyone Is Buff

Posted 07.19.2012 | Arts

Have you ever fantasized that you were a tad more toned, even as a child? Those off-beat fantasies populate photographer Kurt Stallaert's "Bodybuilder...

Hulking Macho Fantasy

Dale Cooper | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Dale Cooper

We make Erik Rhodes' story didactic because we, as a society, don't want to talk about our collective complicity in his death. What is it about society, not about Mr. Rhodes, that makes the story of the "fallen" gay man so important?

Athletes Shouldn't Get a Pass on Investigations

Diane Dimond | Posted 08.27.2012 | Crime
Diane Dimond

If you hear some uninformed person say the government should stop going after suspect athletes tell them to check their hero-worship at the door. In America, everyone suspected of a crime is supposed to be investigated equally.

Is Bodybuilding Dumb?

Dumb As A Blog | Posted 06.12.2012 | Weird News

What's the first word you think of when you think of bodybuilding? Is it "terrifying" or "totally awesome" or "Why, God, why?" Well, according...

Eating Disorders Aren't Just A Women's Issue

The Atlantic | Posted 04.06.2012 | Women

Teen girls aspiring to look like their favorite celebrity or women starving themselves for weeks trying to fit into their favorite dress are the stere...

"What's" the Beef?

David Fagin | Posted 05.09.2012 | Home
David Fagin

Perhaps, next time you hear someone ask, "Where's the beef?," you should tell them the correct term is, "What's the beef?"

Dear Jose, Please Hang It Up

Steve Kettmann | Posted 05.08.2012 | Sports
Steve Kettmann

I'm the guy who worked with Canseco on Juiced. So I'm here now to say: Stop humiliating yourself! You are 47! You are never, ever going to play again in the Major Leagues!

The Reputation Assassination of Ryan Braun

Linda Kenney Baden | Posted 05.06.2012 | Sports
Linda Kenney Baden

There is not one legitimate shred of valid forensic evidence to prove Braun is guilty -- yet he stands accused by both baseball and public opinion with an axe over his head.

Cooking With Scissors

Maggie Van Ostrand | Posted 04.24.2012 | Comedy
Maggie Van Ostrand

What do I take every time I go into the kitchen? A toolbelt, that's what. And that includes the most important household implement: Scissors.