Opiates and the Bodybuilding Dead Pool
201701.18
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Opiates and the Bodybuilding Dead Pool

Q: Are opioid painkillers a problem in bodybuilding circles? A:   Opiates are a class of drugs that includes prescription painkillers like oxycodone, hydrocodone, codeine, morphine and fentanyl as well as the illegal drug heroin. A doctor’s prescription for an opiate after an injury can reduce pain. But prescription opiates can be highly addictive, trapping some…

Rick Collins Addresses New Data Surrounding Teen Steroid Use in His Latest Huffington Post Blog
201701.04
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Rick Collins Addresses New Data Surrounding Teen Steroid Use in His Latest Huffington Post Blog

Rick Highlights New Monitoring the Future (MTF) Survey Data Showing Drop in Reported Teen Steroid Usage Rick Collins, who addresses today’s most timely issues including anabolic steroids and the law in his Huffington Post blog, is bringing national attention to the just-released data showing the continued drop in non-medical teen steroid use from the latest…

Testosterone Replacement Update
201701.03
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Testosterone Replacement Update

Q: Contrary to the FDA warnings and class action lawsuits, didn’t we read a lot of positive news about prescribed testosterone last year? A: Definitely. Two studies on physician-supervised testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) made the news in 2016 and both have beneficial implications for the relationship between TRT and your heart’s health. The first study,…