Reports state Detroit Tigers minor-league pitcher Cesar Carrillo has been suspended 100 games by MLB for violating a drug program.
Michigan health officials say an 80-year-old Traverse City-area man is 17th person from the state to die as a result of contaminated steroids supplied by a Massachusetts pharmaceutical company.
With Lance Armstrong’s confession to Oprah and the continued revelations related to Alex Rodriguez, among others who have been implicated in the growing Anthony Bosch scandal, steroids are back on the docket of discussion.
Authorities say the number of meningitis and other infections linked to contaminated steroids has risen to 239 in Michigan. That includes 14 deaths.
The family decided to donate Burema’s body for research. “What our family is hoping is that they can find a cure to maybe help out all the other patients so that not everybody has to die,” the woman’s granddaughter said.
A memorial service will be held Tuesday in Howell for Lilian Cary, who developed fungal meningitis after getting tainted steroid injections for back pain.
Michigan Department of Community Health officials are reporting eight cases of fungal meningitis, including two deaths, linked to injections of a recalled back-pain medication.
No cases of a rare kind of meningitis linked to an outbreak in six states have been reported in Michigan, even though some tainted steroids have been distributed in the state.
After the Roger Clemens trial was over, I thought the baseball steroid scandal would be put to bed. Well it is rearing its ugly head again, but this time I am not surprised.
Seven-time Cy Young winner Roger Clemens pleaded not guilty Monday to charges of lying to Congress about whether he used steroids or human growth hormone.
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