October 20, 2014

Health Clinics Offering Harm Reduction Services for Steroid Users

Scotland now has two health clinics specifically for users of anabolic steroids. Several new health clinics offering harm reduction services for steroid users have opened in recent years in response to the increasing number of steroid users seeking supplies at national needle exchange programs in the United Kingdom. The number of steroids users entering some clinics has outnumbered those with addictions to narcotics.

Unlike the United States where the personal use of steroids is criminalized, the United Kingdom has medicalized the issue of steroid use and abuse. The government focuses on steroid education and harm reduction rather than incarceration. [Read more...]

Syringe Containing Roger Clemens' Blood Mixed with Anabolic Steroids

Brian McNamee has turned over steroid syringes, vials and gauze pads to federal investigators that allegedly contain physical evidence supporting McNamee’s claim that he injected baseball player Roger Clemens with anabolic steroids and growth hormone. I didn’t see that coming.

It is simply bizarre that McNamee would have saved such items for seven years; I am sure there will be considerable speculation as to his motives. But the evidence could increase McNamee’s credibility┬áif the physical evidence is consistent with his allegations of steroid use and growth hormone by Clemens. Steroid Nation explains how the physical evidence would support the allegations: [Read more...]