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JT Weekly- Other Headlines of Interest

Top headlines of the week from Friday, January 31- Thursday, February 6, 2014. …

Rodriguez Banned From Baseball for 2014 Season for Violating Anti-Doping Rules

An arbitration panel has ruled that Major League Baseball can ban New York Yankees player Alex Rodriguez for the entire 2014 season, Bloomberg reports. Rodriguez was suspended for violating the league’s antidoping rules. …

Medical Group Warns of Danger of Performance-Enhancing Drugs

The Endocrine Society is warning about the health consequences of taking performance-enhancing drugs. The vast majority of people who use these drugs are non-athlete weightlifters, according to the group. …

Teen Boys Concerned with Body Image More Likely to Use Drugs and Alcohol

Teenage boys concerned with their body image are at increased risk of using drugs and alcohol, according to researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health. …

Performance-Enhancing Drugs Can Have Severe Long-Term Impact on Health: Expert

Performance-enhancing drugs, which led to the suspension of 13 Major League Baseball players this week, can have severe long-term health effects, an expert tells Fox News. …

Rodriguez, 12 Other Players Suspended by MLB for Violating Antidoping Rules

Major League Baseball suspended the New York Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez and 12 other players on Monday for violating the league’s antidoping rules, according to The New York Times. …

Major League Baseball Wants to Suspend About 20 Players Over Doping: ESPN

Major League Baseball wants to suspend about 20 players accused of using performance-enhancing drugs, ESPN reports. The players include the New York Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez and the Milwaukee Brewers’ Ryan Braun. …

Major League Baseball Investigates Report of Performance-Enhancing Drug Sales

Major League Baseball has announced it is investigating claims that several high-profile players were sold performance-enhancing drugs by a clinic in South Florida, according to Reuters. …

Lance Armstrong Offers Apology for Using Performance-Enhancing Drugs

Champion cyclist Lance Armstrong has admitted to using performance-enhancing drugs during his career, and apologized for doing so during an interview with Oprah Winfrey, the Associated Press reports. …

Five Percent of Teens Use Steroids to Increase Muscle

About one in 20 teenagers have used steroids to increase their muscle mass, a new study suggests. In addition, more than one-third of boys and one-fifth of girls said they had used protein shakes or powders to increase their muscles, while between five and 10 percent used non-steroid substances to bulk up. …