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Percy Julian Honored With Google Doodle On His 115th Birthday

Google is celebrating the life of Percy Lavon Julian with a doodle on its homepage today, his 115th birthday. He died from liver cancer in 1975 at the age of 76. Julian is known as a brilliant chemist, who emerged from the Jim Crow South to pioneer chemical synthesis of medicinal drugs and human hormones like progesterone and testosterone from …

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FDA Warns of Supplement Containing Steroid

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) this week warned consumers against a dietary supplement named Mass Destruction. The bodybuilding supplement has been found to contain a synthetic anabolic steroid. The FDA warning came on the heels of a death that is being blamed on the product. According to the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, a 28-year-old …

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Alex Rodriguez, 12 others suspended by MLB

While speaking at a press conference before tonight’s game Alex Rodriguez called the last seven months of his life a “nightmare”. Unfortunately for A-rod, he will not be waking up anytime soon. Major League Baseball handed down punishment today of 13 players associated with Florida anti-aging clinic that reportedly supplied them with performance enhancing drugs. MLB came down hard on …

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FDA: Steroids Discovered In OTC Vitamin Supplement

The Food and Drug Administration has issued a warning about a particular brand of vitamin B supplements which contain steroids but doesn’t say so on the label. Healthy Life Chemistry By Purity First B-50 vitamins have received several complains by both men and women who reported adverse reactions, such as unusual hair growth, missed menstrual cycles, impotence and low testosterone. …

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FDA: Steroids Found in Vitamin B Supplement

The FDA has a warning out for consumers of vitamin B dietary supplements: one brand in particular has been found to contain two different types of anabolic steroids. Healthy Life Chemistry by Purity First B-50 is the brand to watch out for, and the FDA cites 29 incident reports in which consumers who took the Healthy Life Chemistry supplements suffered …

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Former Major League Baseball MVP Braun Suspended

Ryan Braun of the Milwaukee Brewers has performed a non-denial denial when he responded Monday to allegations of performance-enhancing substance use. Braun, who was named as an MVP in autumn of 2011 after the World Series, claimed in his statement that he never used any steroids in spite of accepting what essentially amounts to a ban from baseball. The Twitterverse …

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7 Horses Test Positive For Steroids, Trainer Banned

7 Horses have tested positive for steroids in what is shaping up to be a bigger investigation than the British Horseracing Authority originally thought. The horses, which were all trained by Mahmood Al Zarooni, were screened after 11 other horses from the same stable tested positive. Al Zarooni admitted to giving steroids to four horses and has been banned by …

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Suspended 50 Games: Minor Leaguer Tests Positive For Steroids

With an entire decade of Major League Baseball scandals, Olympic athletes losing medals, and Lance Armstrong having his life’s work erased, Americans couldn’t be blamed for assuming that up-and-coming athletes have learned from the mistakes of others. Unfortunately, they would be wrong. The Associated Press today has reported that a minor league player has been suspended 50 games for using …

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Lance Armstrong’s Former Teammates To Testify Against Him

The Tour de France has been pretty clean for the last couple of years. Mostly since the whole doping thing got so out of hand that at one point the active yellow jersey holder and his entire team were kicked out of the epic 3 week race. This year, the old trend of breaking doping news happening either in the …

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