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News on Dietary Supplements, Drugs In Sport, and Doping Regulations

The news stories below pertain to dietary supplements, drugs in sport, doping regulations, and related issues.

“Painkillers and cycling: Tramadol’s dark danger,”
by Caley Fretz, Velonews, Feb. 7, 2017.

“Feds target Irvine dietary supplements company: Adulterated and misbranded dietary supplements?”
by Stephanie Michaud, My News LA, Jan. 18, 2017.

“Sports Leagues Have New Scientific Reason to Get Tough On Steroid Use,”
by Marc Edelman, Forbes, Jan. 11, 2017.

“Olympics History Rewritten: New Doping Tests Topple the Podium,”
by Rebecca R. Ruiz, New York Times, Nov. 21, 2016.

“Prescription Drugs Found in Some Supplements,”
by Lauren Cooper, Consumer Reports, Nov. 15, 2016.

“World Doping Agency Says Russian Hackers Stole Medical Records of Olympic Athletes,”
by Laura Mills and Matthew Futterman, The Wall Street Journal, Sept. 13, 2016.

“How To Avoid Tainted & Harmful Supplements,”
Yahoo Sports, Sept. 8, 2016.

“Walmart agrees to change supplement label, pay refunds,”
by Dar Danielson,, Sept. 6, 2016.

“What’s the Right Role for Performance-Enhancing Drugs?”
(An Interview with Don H. Catlin, M.D.) by Neil Chesanow, Don H.Catlin, M.D., Medscape, August 26, 2016.

“The Other Drug War: Testing for Doping in Olympic Athletes,”
by Don H. Catlin, M.D., Medscape, August 26, 2016.

“Court Upholds Doping-Related Ban on Russia at Paralympics,”
by Rebecca R. Ruiz, New York Times, August 23, 2016.

“Ethicists unpack the argument for why doping should be kept out of sports,”
by Olivia Goldhill,, August 21, 2016.

“Anabolic steroids taint Olympic competition, but it’s what they do to the human brain that is terrifying,”
by Ruth Wood, Los Angeles Times, August 17, 2016.

“Some Weight Loss Pills Still Contain Banned Substances,”
by JeneenInterlandi, Consumer Reports, August 17, 2016.

“Does food make the Olympian?”
by Leigh Anne Tiffany, PBS News Hour, August 16, 2016.

“’My organs were poisoned’: Former dopers issue grim warning to Olympians,”
by Sarah Dingle, ABC, August 16, 2016.

“Olympic Athletes Still Use Some Rx Drugs as a Path to ‘Legal Doping,’”
by Jon Hamilton, NPR, August 10, 2016.

“Lilly King and the new vanguard in battle against sports doping,”
by Christa Case Bryant, Christian Science Monitor, August 9, 2016.

“Russian paralympians put doping scandal back in the spotlight,”
by Owen Fairclough, CCTV America, August 9, 2016.

“The Drugs Won: The Case for Ending the Sports War on Doping,”
by Patrick Hruby, Vice Sports, August 1, 2016.

“Who’s Really in the Fight Against Doping? It’s Clear Once Again,”
by Jere Longman, New York Times, July 24, 2016.

“Blue Jays’ Chris Colabello has ‘nothing to say sorry for’”
by Brendan Kennedy,The Star, July 22, 2016.

“Intrigue abounds as Colabello returns among testing questions,”
by Shi David,Sportsnet, July 13, 2016.

“Bigorexia: Rise of men with body image issues battling depression,”
by Sue Dunlevy, New Zealand Herald News, July 4, 2016.

“It’ll Be Really Hard to Test for Doping at the Rio Olympics,”
by Chelsea Leu, Wired, June 30, 2016.

“World Anti-Doping Agency shuts down Rio doping control lab less than two months before Olympics,”
CBS News, June 28, 2016.

“FDA Targets High-Risk Firms for Dietary Supplement GMP Re-inspections,”
blog post from Natural Products Insider, June 20, 2016.

“British athletes demand stronger action from Wada on drug cheats,”
by Sean Ingle, The Guardian, June 13, 2016.

“How Hartpury anti-doping classes are changing student perspective,”
by The Citizen, Gloucestershire Live, June 6, 2016.

“Warning letter provides insight into labeling responsibilities,”
by Hank Schultz,, May 31, 2016.

“Come Clean, Russia, or No Rio,”
by Travis T. Tygart, New York Times, May 25, 2016.

“Chinese Olympic swimmers move to Turkey camp,”
by Jessica Halloran, The Daily Telegraph, May 21, 2016.

“Interview: No quick fix to sports’ troubles, Johnson Says,”
Reuters, May 19, 2016.

“The Latest: Kenya Has Agreement on ‘Road Map’ to Compliance,”
Associated Press, May 18, 2016.

“IOC: 31 Caught in Retests of 2008 Beijing Olympic Samples,”
by Stephen Wilson, Associated Press (ABC News), May 17, 2016.

“Russian Insider Says State-Run Doping Fueled Olympic Gold,”
by Rebecca R. Ruiz and Michael Schwirtz, New York Times, May 12, 2016.

“Russia Frustrates Doping Tests Before Olympics,”
by Paul Kelso, Sky News, May 11, 2016.

“Social Media, Where Sports Fans Congregate and Misogyny Runs Amok,”
by Juliet Macur, New York Times, April 28, 2016.

“Pakistan bans all body-building events after death of four sportsmen,”
by M. Zulqernain, India Today, April 24, 2016.

“UFC’s anti-doping enforcer recommends use of unadulterated supplements,”
by Michael Johnsen, Drug Store News, April 20, 2016.

“Fitness app Strava faces an uproar over an elite cycling user linked to doping,”
by Paresh Dave, Los Angeles Times, April 18, 2016.

“Former Olympic doctor for China says doping still exists in bid for Gold medals,”
by Debi Howard, ITV News, April 14, 2016.

“WADA: Uncertainty over meldonium could void sanctions,” news services, April 14, 2016.

“List of 27 Supplements Containing Banned Substances: Here Are Their Brand Names,”
by Paula Mooney, Inquistr, April 10, 2016.

“Experts say there’s little evidence meldonium enhances performance,”
by Rachel Axon, USA April 8, 2016.

“Some Fat-Burning Supplements Contain Banned Stimulant Drug,”
by Katherine Hobson, NPR, April 7, 2016.

“Meldonium Is the Suspect as Russia Loses Athletes,”
by Patrick Reevell, The New York Times, April 6, 2016.

“Winter Sports Athletes Ask for the Doping Spotlight,”
by Michael Powell, The New York Times, March 29, 2016.

“Did doping run these world-beaters to their early graves?”
by Daniel Wesangula and Robin Toskin, Standard Digital, March 26, 2016.

“More than 100 athletes have tested positive for meldonium already in 2016,”
by Stuart Clarke, Cycling Weekly, March 21, 2016.

“A New Front in the War on Doping,”
by Kevin Helliker and Sara Germano, Wall Street Journal, March 18, 2016.

“What Is Meldonium? Drug Sharapova Admitted to Taking Improves Blood Flow,”
by Elizabeth Chuck, NBC News, March 8, 2016.

“Rio: Anti-doping agency to be deployed,”
by Ana, Jacaranda FM, Feb. 19, 2016.

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