Navigation Links
Youth Impacted By Recent 'Mitchell Report' on Major League Baseball Steroid Abuse
Date:12/14/2007

Powered by ME!, already in place in Maryland, educates young athletes about

the dangers of using steroids Major generational health risk: Long-term steroid abuse causes significant

bodily harm

BALTIMORE, Dec. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Former Senator George Mitchell's call for 'a well-planned, well-executed, and sustained effort ... to bring the era of steroids and human growth hormone to an end,' is exactly why a year ago we launched Powered by ME!, an innovative program to change the "win at all cost" mindset among young athletes," said John Tolmie president and CEO of St. Joseph Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland.

In February 2007, St. Joseph Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland along with the Maryland State Department of Education, Congressman Elijah Cummings, and other key partners launched Powered by ME! (http://www.poweredbymemd.com). Poised to become a national model for parents, coaches and athletes across the country, Powered by ME! educates young people about the dangers of anabolic steroids and other performance enhancing substances. The project functions on a grassroots level by working with the public and private schools, health clubs, youth sports leagues and similar programs in a campaign to get a single, simple message to student athletes - performance enhancing substances are tantamount to cheating and can even be life-threatening.

"We've educated more than 1,000 youth, parents and coaches since last February, and the reception has been phenomenal, overwhelming. They're paying attention," added Tolmie.

The Maryland effort to steer young athletes away from performance enhancing substances traces its beginnings to the highly publicized March 2005 congressional hearing on steroids in professional baseball.

"Some professional athletes have set a bad example for our country's youth. It is so important tha
'/>"/>

SOURCE St. Joseph Medical Center
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. More than two-thirds of sexually active NYC youth use condoms, but other forms of birth control lag
2. Study documents rapid increase in youth bipolar disorder diagnoses
3. Rates of bipolar diagnosis in youth rapidly climbing, treatment patterns similar to adults
4. Youth Drug Use at a Five Year Low, New Survey Shows
5. Jump in Youth Suicide Prompts National Childrens Charity KidsPeace to Issue Tips on Prevention, Warning Signs
6. ARIZONA METH PROJECT Unveils Arizonas Anti-Meth Youth Pledge and Kicks Off Phase Two of Public Awareness Campaign
7. $8,000 Winning Bids at Governors Livestock Auction to Benefit College-Bound Youth and Homeless
8. Nourishment Is Essential to a Youthful Appearance. Time to Feed Your Face with Serum_G
9. Prime Access Creates Groundbreaking Ads Targeting Urban Teens for the White Houses National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign
10. Safe Blood for Africa Foundations African Club 25 Greatly Reducing HIV Infections in African Youth
11. Victims of child maltreatment more likely to perpetrate youth violence, intimate partner violence
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/27/2015)... 27, 2015 On June 5, Plan ... will partner with LifeSource to host Donate Your Break, ... place in a LifeSource donor coach outside of 116 ... p.m. , Demand for whole blood units is highest ... the summer months. LifeSource requires approximately 1,000 donations per ...
(Date:5/27/2015)... This is a professional and ... Omega-3 industry. The report provides a basic overview ... industry chain structure. The Omega-3 market analysis is ... competitive landscape analysis, and key regions development status. ... Company, Seadragon Marine Oils, Norwegian Fish Oil, Croda ...
(Date:5/27/2015)... (PRWEB) May 27, 2015 ... its SonarMD Platform, a first-of-its kind, cloud-based ... managing patients with chronic gastrointestinal disease. , ... MBA, the application allows physicians to monitor ... the ongoing use of electronic health assessment ...
(Date:5/27/2015)... 27, 2015 “Heroin has never been more ... overdoses are coming from,” says Harford County Sheriff Jeff Gahler, ... 8th. In the surging heroin related incidents in Baltimore, police ... education to prevent heroin addiction and subsequent abuse before it ... Drug Rehab Baltimore is a drug and alcohol rehab facility ...
(Date:5/27/2015)... Fernando Valley, CA (PRWEB) May 27, 2015 ... , Dr. Peyman Ghasri, is now offering discounts on facial ... every year after the age of 18. This lost collagen ... eyes, sunken cheeks, wrinkles and expression lines. Facial fillers are ... volume. Many people turn to facial fillers to create a ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Donate Your Break and Save Lives at the River North Blood Drive 2Health News:Omega-3 Market: Global 2015 Analysis & 2020 Forecasts on Market Size 2Health News:SonarMD™, LLC, Launches Game-Changing, IBD Population Health Management Platform 2Health News:The Price of Heroin in Baltimore Drops, Surging Use and Causing Rife Overdose Deaths 2Health News:The Price of Heroin in Baltimore Drops, Surging Use and Causing Rife Overdose Deaths 3Health News:Dermatologist, Dr. Peyman Ghasri, is Now Offering Discounts on Facial Fillers 2
... College at Dallas report that contact lenses, both ... materials are expected to reduce the possibility of ... available now. Based in part on these findings, ... hyper-oxygen transmissible contact lenses for 30-day continuous wear.// ...
... way to stop the hair loss associated with drug treatment ... alopecia (CIA), is a frequent side effect of cancer therapy ... time in their lives.// ,Currently, there is no effective ... way doctors can attempt to minimise hair loss is to ...
... have found the genetic mutation that is to blame ... many people.The breakthrough could lead to the development of drugs ... more than one in twelve people suffer from some form ... a history of problems such as panic disorders, agoraphobia and ...
... clues to the high failure rate of cloning and ... core of the nucleus.The discovery, announced at the annual ... Science in Washington, shows that DNA has an internal ... provides clues to how active genes and 'junk DNA' ...
... study, exercise can help older people avert a form ... standing up and walking an impossible one.Those who regularly ... lose abilities to perform activities of daily living. ... Texas, this report is the first to demonstrate that ...
... have developed a screening technique for persons suffering from ... investigations of skin lesions may allow doctors to identify ... particularly those of the colon. ,By looking ... in members of families with a history of HNPCC ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:New contact lens materials 2Health News:Breakthrough in cancer therapy 2Health News:The anxiety gene, 2Health News:DNA and clones 2Health News:Arthritis risk reduced by exercise 2
(Date:5/27/2015)... , May 27, 2015  Sequenom, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... healthier lives through the development of innovative products and ... Laboratories, will move its laboratory operations in ... Raleigh Durham , North Carolina.  Sequenom ... performed at the North Carolina ...
(Date:5/27/2015)... , May 27, 2015 PharmaPoint: Systemic ... and Market Analysis to 2022 - Event-Driven Update ... by generics and GlaxoSmithKline,s Benlysta is the only drug ... than 50 years. Following Benlysta,s launch, patients, uptake has ... Benlysta has managed to grow the lupus market in ...
(Date:5/27/2015)... 2015 Research and Markets ( ... "Asia Pacific Open System MRI Market - Growth, ... to their offering.       (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) ... market is the fastest growing market for Open ... which is replacing CT because of its higher ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Sequenom Laboratories To Consolidate Michigan And North Carolina Facilities 2Sequenom Laboratories To Consolidate Michigan And North Carolina Facilities 3PharmaPoint: Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and Lupus Nephritis - Global Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2022 - Event-Driven Update 2PharmaPoint: Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and Lupus Nephritis - Global Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2022 - Event-Driven Update 3Asia Pacific Open System MRI Market Trends and Forecasts 2015-2019 2
... 7 Misonix, Inc. (Nasdaq: MSON ), a ... in Europe is used for the ablation of tumors ... into a new, three year, exclusive distribution agreement with ... of the BoneScalpel(TM) Ultrasonic Bone Cutter. , ...
... Conn., Oct. 7 Rib-X Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a company ... drugs for the treatment of multi-antibiotic resistant infections, today ... Advisory Board, Sterling Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry ... Investigator, Thomas A. Steitz, Ph.D., has been awarded the ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Misonix Announces New Distribution Agreement for United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland 2Misonix Announces New Distribution Agreement for United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland 3Rib-X Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Co-Founder, Thomas A. Steitz, Ph.D., Awarded the 2009 Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2Rib-X Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Co-Founder, Thomas A. Steitz, Ph.D., Awarded the 2009 Nobel Prize in Chemistry 3Rib-X Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Co-Founder, Thomas A. Steitz, Ph.D., Awarded the 2009 Nobel Prize in Chemistry 4
... is specifically designed for use on cystoscopy ... MicroTouch LP attaches to tables on the ... user complete freedom to move the patient ... of position of the instrument or interference ...
... a 3-axis digital stepper designed to ... facilitate interactive treatment planning. ,Digital registration ... probe location and movement, and template ... Capture dramatically reduces volume study time ...
... MYDON is a long-pulsed Nd:YAG laser system ... be used to treat deep-lying, superficial as well ... also well-suited for epilation in patients with darker ... hair as well as for general improvement of ...
... triple-mode technology makes BURANE XL ... an array of aesthetic laser ... patented, controllable mode for coagulation, ... ablation procedures, and in particular ...
Medicine Products: