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Recent News Stories Featuring the Catlins

The following recent news stories pertain to dietary supplements, drugs in sport, doping regulations, or related issues and often feature interviews or quotes from BSCG’s renowned chief science officer, Don Catlin, M.D., or its CEO, Oliver Catlin.

“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,”by CBS News, June 28, 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.

“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 CaseBryant, 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.

“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, Nutraingredients-USA.com, May 31, 2016.

“New Tests Uncover Rash of Doping at Beijing Games,” by Matthew Futterman, Wall Street Journal, May 17, 2016.

“Mystery in Sochi Doping Case Lies With Tamper-Proof Bottle,” by Rebecca R. Ruiz, New York Times, May 13, 2016.

“Baseball Dopers’ New Drug Is an Old One Used by East Germany,” by Ken Belson and Jeré Longman, New York Times, May 6, 2016.

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

“Effectiveness of NFL’s HGH policy in question,” by Christian Red, New York Daily News, January 30, 2016.

Just because a product is brought to market and labeled as a dietary supplement, guarantees neither efficacy nor, more importantly, safety. – David S. Seres, M.D., CNN

“Peyton Manning, HGH and the NFL’s Shoddy Drug Testing System,” by Robert Silverman, Vocativ.com, Dec. 30, 2015.

“It’s here! FDA creates Office of Dietary Supplement Programs,” by Stephen Daniells, Nutraingredients-USA, Dec. 21, 2015.

“Equestrian Sports and Doping,” Charles T. Jordan, Animal Blawg, Dec. 18, 2015.

“Dietary supplements: not always what’s advertised,” by Airman 1st Class Ian Dudley, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Dec. 18, 2015.

“Rapidity with which banned substances change names, alter chemical guises complicates testing, experts say,” by Hank Schultz, Nutraingredients-USA, Nov. 20, 2015.

“A look at the drug policies in NHL, other major sports,” by Times Staff, Los Angeles Times, Sept. 28, 2015.

“Can Boxing Trust USADA?” by Thomas Hauser, SB Nation, Sept. 9, 2015.

“IAAF: ‘A lot of problems,’” an audio interview with Dr. Don Catlin, Sarah Mulkerrins, BBC Sportshour, August 13, 2015.

“Doping tests for athletes evolve but gaps remain,” by Toni Clarke, Reuters UK, Aug. 6, 2015.

“A Drug Hits Cycling Before It Hits the Market,” by Gina Kolata, New York Times, July 29, 2015.

“Drug Testing Is Coming to E-Sports,” by Nick Wingfield and Conor Dougherty, New York Times, July 23, 2015.

“Lab results don’t tell the whole story,” by Rick Polito, newhope360, May 27, 2015.

“BSCG offers expanded testing suite that looks for almost 400 drugs that have been found in supplements,” by Hank Schultz, Nutra Ingredients-USA, April 22, 2015.

“New York Attorney General Targets Supplements at Major Retailers,” by Anahad O’Connor, New York Times, Feb. 3, 2015.

“Athletic Supplements: Fact vs. Fiction,”by R. Morgan Griffin, reviewed by BrunildaNazario, MD, WebMD, January 2015.

“’Ben Johnson’ steroid still responsible for more doping cases than any other,”by David Owen, Inside the Games, Jan. 17, 2015.

“Federal Court Orders Health One Pharmaceuticals to Stop Selling Its Products,”FDA Press Release, Jan. 16, 2015.

“Over the Line:” New novel about steroids in sport, South Wales Argus, Jan. 15, 2015.

“Maple Leafs prospect suspended after testing positive for PED,” by Allan Muir, Sports Illustrated (SI), Jan. 14, 2015.

“Are you being misled by bogus weight-loss supplement?,” health24, Jan. 13, 2015.

“Anti-doping expert: With ‘odd’ testosterone readings, CIR test needed on Jones’ samples,”by Steven Marrocco, USA Today Sports, Jan. 7, 2015.

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