“The Truth about Deer Antler Spray,”
by Markham Heid, Men's Health, February 3, 2013

“Don’t Do It, You Dope,”
by Abhishek Raghunath, Forbes India, July 18, 2011.
Dr. Catlin is interviewed in a discussion of doping in India.

"Don Catlin Responds,"
Sports Illustrated, June 6, 2011.
In a letter-to-the-editor, Dr. Catlin corrects some of the misinformation contained in the feature story “The Case Against Lance Armstrong” by Selena Roberts and David Epstein.

“Diana Taurasi, Alberto Contador cases highlight questions facing anti-doping movement”
by Amy Shipley, Washington Post, February 27, 2011.
According to a Washington Post analysis, “about half of the more than 250 athletes sanctioned for testing violations since 2000 were penalized for unwitting consumption, misfortune or use of recreational drugs that remain banned though they are not known to be performance-enhancing.”

“Electric Cowboys,”
by Natasha Gardner, American Cowboy magazine, February 16, 2011. Questions are raised about performance-enhancing drug use in professional rodeo, and Dr. Catlin is interviewed.

"Chemist Don Catlin Fires Back at Sports Illustrated Story on Lance Armstrong,"
by Cindy Boren, Washington Post, January 28, 2011. Don Catlin, M.D., casts a negative light on the Jan. 24 Sports Illustrated feature story on Lance Armstrong by Selena Roberts and David Epstein.

“Amazon.com Sells Banned Substances Posing as Supplements, Researchers Find,”
by Hank Schultz, newhope 360, January 20, 2011.
Amazon is providing a marketplace for the sale of illegal steroids, Don Catlin, M.D., and Oliver Catlin report.

“Study Finds Steroids are Readily Available through Amazon,”
by Amy Shipley, Washington Post, January 19, 2011.
Amazon is providing a marketplace for the sale of illegal steroids, Oliver Catlin reports.

“Study: Illegal Steroids Available for Sale on Amazon.com,”
by Alex Silverman, KIRO Radio, January 20, 2011.
Don Catlin, M.D., and Oliver Catlin report that Amazon is providing a marketplace for the sale of illegal anabolic steroids.

“Drug-Spiked Fruta Planta Fulfills FDA's Worst Fears”
Nutrition Business Journal, January 4, 2011.
Prompted by consumer heart health issues and at least one death, the Food & Drug Administration has halted sales of the weight-loss supplement Fruta Planta after lab tests revealed an undisclosed drug in the product.

“Ghent Laboratory Supports Costa Brothers’ Claims”
Cycling News, December 28, 2010.
Mario and Rui Costa’s claim that their positive tests for methylhexaneamine in June were caused by a contaminated dietary supplement has been backed up by new lab tests.

“FDA Cracks Down on Illegal Supplements”
Associated Press, December 15, 2010.
The Food & Drug Administration is warning consumers that some dietary supplement manufacturers are hiding that their products contain illegal and dangerous ingredients.

"Athletes warned of supplement risk"
by Jim Wilson, The Herald Sun, updated November 2, 2010.

"Tour De France Champ Blames Meat for Drug Result,"
with Melissa Block, National Public Radio, September 30, 2010.

"Q & A: Anti-Doping Expert’s Take on Contador,"
by Jason Devaney, Universal Sports, September 30, 2010. 

"U.W. Drug Scandal Should be Warning to All, Beckie Scott Says,"
by Christine Rivet, The Record, September 21, 2010.
Cross-country skier Beckie Scott discusses the University of Waterloo football team performance-enhancing drug scandal and why shes a clean-sport advocate.

"HGH Testing: A Better Way,"
by Larry Brown, Sporting News Radio, July 26, 2010.

"Scientist Don Catlin Says HGH Test for Minor Leaguers may be of Limited Use,"
by Ronald Blum, Associated Press, July 23, 2010.

"MLB Announces Implementation of HGH Testing for Minor League Players,"
by Lance Pugmire, Los Angeles Times, July 22, 2010.
Dr. Catlin states that he doesn't have great expectations for the blood test, but it is all that's available right now.

“Colin Hoobler: There are Plenty of Reasons to Never, Ever Take Steroids”
Syndicated Column, OregonLive.com, July 7, 2010.
Using steroids is illegal, has health risks and cheats one's teammates, friends and family as well as oneself, offers Dr. Linn Goldberg, the lead researcher in a steroid prevention program for high school football players called ATLAS.

“Long-term Steroid Use Damages the Heart, Research Shows”
by Thomas H. Maugh II, Los Angeles Times blog, April 27, 2010.
New research shows that long-term use of anabolic steroids can severely impair the heart’s ability to pump blood throughout the body.

“Oliveira Suspended for Illegal Supplement,”
Cycling News, April 15, 2010.
USADA announced a two-year suspension for Flavia Oliveira, who tested positive for oxilofrine while racing with the Italian professional team SC Michela Fanini in June, 2009.

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“The Truth about Deer Antler Spray,”
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by Abhishek Raghunath, Forbes India, July 18, 2011.

"Don Catlin Responds,"
Sports Illustrated, June 6, 2011.

“Diana Taurasi, Alberto Contador cases highlight questions facing anti-doping movement”
by Amy Shipley, Washington Post, February 27, 2011.

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