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  Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez’s fall from grace

FDA warns on vitamin supplement containing steroids, cites risks

(Reuters) - A vitamin B dietary supplement called B-50 contains two anabolic steroids and has been cited as causing unusual hair growth in women and impotence in men, U.S. health regulators said on Friday, warning consumers to avoid the product. Full story

Wednesday's Sports In Brief

BASEBALL TAMPA, Fla. (AP) A doctor retained by Alex Rodriguez for a second opinion - one that contradicted the New York Yankees' diagnosis of his leg injury Wednesday - was reprimanded this year by New Jersey's board of medical examiners over steroid prescriptions. Rodriguez is ... Full story

HBT: Nah, the A-Rod rhetoric isn’t getting overheated

I mean, all we’re doing, apparently, is calling him a criminal: And not just one of those “it’s illegal to use steroids without a prescription” criminals. We’re comparing him to actual mass-murdering crime lords: Whether he realizes it or not, A-Rod is the Whitey Bulger of baseball, the most wanted Full story

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Fungal Meningitis Update: Infection Traveled Surprising Route

MRI may help find infection from tainted injection

The Last Straw with A-Rod

Steroid shots for tennis elbow may hurt, not help

NYT: After a meningitis death, family members ask why

Cooling Glove 'Better than Steroids' Lends Athletes a Hand

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  Meningitis cases continue to spread

Health experts predict that more cases of meningitis related to a recent release of tainted steroids will occur in the U.S. NBC’s Lisa Myers reports.

  CDC: Up to 13,000 people at risk from tainted injections

Health officials continue to investigate the outbreak of a rare type of meningitis that has infected over 100 people so far. NBC’s chief medical editor, Dr. Nancy Snyderman, has the latest on the outbreak linked to contaminated steroid injections.

  Deadly Meningitis Threat

NBC's Tom Costello reports on the outbreak of meningitis tied to a contaminated drug, saying as many as 13,000 people may have received one of the contaminated steroids.

  Hundreds at risk in meningitis outbreak

Health officials are now trying to track down people in 23 states who got epidural steroid injections. NBC’s Robert Bazell reports.

  Play ball – like it’s 1865!

At one time baseball was not all about big dollars and steroid rumors. WVIT’s Jason Hawkins takes a look at one baseball club in Connecticut that plays ball as they did in 1860, without gloves!

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A sign for pharmaceutical compounding company NECC, a producer of the steroid methylprednisolone acetate, is seen in Framingham, Massachusetts
A sign for pharmaceutical compounding company NECC, a producer of the steroid methylprednisolone acetate, is seen in Framingham, Massachusetts

A sign for pharmaceutical compounding company New England Compounding Center , a producer of the steroid methylprednisolone acetate, is seen in Framingham, Massachusetts October 8, 2012. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

This photo provided Oct. 9, 2012, by the Minnesota Department of Health shows shows vials of the injectable steroid product made by New England Compounding Center implicated in a fungal meningitis outbreak that were being shipped to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta from Minn