Arnold Schwarzenegger, the legendary bodybuilder turned action movie superstar turned politician, underwent heart surgery on March 29, 2018. Contrary to early reports by TMZ, the operation was a scheduled surgical procedure and not an emergency open-heart surgery. And the heart surgery had nothing to do with his history of anabolic steroid use.
David Michael, a North Carolina man employed by the Halifax Regional Medical Center in Roanoke Rapids, allegedly sold anabolic steroids on two occasions to an undercover law enforcement officer. Michael was arrested and charged with steroid trafficking on March 29, 2018.
Coronation Street, the longest-running British soap opera that first premiered in December 1960, has confirmed a forthcoming storyline involving anabolic steroid abuse by one of its main characters. The steroid abuse storyline is part of the soap operas recent spotlight on various mental health issues affecting men.
Jorge Polanco, a Dominican Republic infielder who plays for the Minnesota Twins of Major League Baseball (MLB), has tested positive for the prohibited anabolic steroid stanozolol. Stanozolol is most popularly known as Winstrol or Winny.
Sammer Juneja, a 29-year old man who was unemployed and down on his luck, signed up to work as a drug smuggler to earn some desperately-needed extra cash. All he had to do was smuggle some anabolic steroids across the border from England to Scotland. Or so he thought.
Nick Aurora, a state correction officer assigned to the high-security Bridgeport Correctional Center, pleaded guilty to one count of possession with intent to distribute a Scheduled III controlled substance (anabolic steroids) before U.S. District Court Judge Victor Bolden on March 14, 2018. Aurora admitted to Judge Bolden that he purchased steroids for his own personal use and for redistribution to his co-workers at the Connecticut Department of Correction (DOC).
The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), a lobbying group representing the dietary supplement and sports nutrition industry, wants to give the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) power to stop the sale of selective androgen receptor modulators (SARMs) illegally sold as dietary supplements. CRN hopes such a proactive approach will prove that the industry is committed to eliminating the sale of illegal drugs masquerading as dietary supplements.
Thomas Pannone, a Major League Baseball (MLB) pitcher who plays for the Toronto Blue Jays organization, has tested positive for the anabolic steroid dehydrochlormethyltestosterone. MLB reported that it is most commonly known as DHCMT but this assertion is laughably false. The most common name for this steroid is Oral Turinabol.
Dave Sampson, a strength and conditioning coach and the supervisor of the Belk Fitness Center at Roanoke College in Salem, could see all anabolic steroid possession charges and cocaine possession charges against him dismissed. Sampson would see he criminal record wiped clean if he successfully completes the conditions of a plea agreement with prosecutors.
YouTube, the popular video-sharing website owned and operated as one of Googles most trafficked subsidiaries, has been busted advertising the sale of steroids in video advertisements viewed by children. Parents were understandably outraged after their young children were encouraged to order steroids.