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Herbalife stock jumps on news of Icahn stake; clash with Ackman flares again

...his clash with fellow Wall Street titan William Ackman.Both men have a keen interest in Herbalife, a maker of dietary supplements designed to promote weight loss. Ackman claims the company is a fraud and has bet that its stock price will crumble...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-02-15/herbalife-stock-jumps-news
FDA cracks down on illegal diabetes remedies

...illegal treatments for diabetes, ranging from bogus dietary supplements to prescription drugs sold online without a prescription...not be used."Other products include genuine dietary supplements that make unproved claims to treat or prevent diabetes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-07-23/fda-cracks-down-illegal-di
Trim down in 2012

...small fly-by-night companies out there," LaRosa said.Those companies sell products such as diet pills and dietary supplements that don't help to lose weight but have dangerous side effects such as increasing the heart rate.Some products...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2011-12-31/trim-down-2012
Fourth-round pick signs with Falcons

...his senior season by the NCAA because he tested positive for a banned substance. He said the result came from a dietary supplement. PACKERS: Prosecutors expect to refile a felony drug charge against defensive lineman Johnny Jolly Jr . after...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/07/17/pro_541135.shtml
NFL
Cornwell wants review of NFL discipline policy

...policy. He argued that the suspensions were wrong because the NFL knew about the banned ingredient contained in the dietary supplement StarCaps but failed to share that information with players. The league has appealed the ruling. Currently, NFL...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/03/09/pro_514018.shtml
NFL
Injunction on bans extended

...week for four games each. They tested positive during training camp for a banned diuretic, bumetanide, in the dietary supplement StarCaps. Bumetanide can be used as a masking agent for steroids. Diuretics are also used to quickly shed weight...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/12/12/pro_503634.shtml
NFL
Federal judge places block on suspensions

...Orleans Saints, were suspended this week for four games each. They tested positive for a banned diuretic in the dietary supplement StarCaps. The union argued that the NFL didn't properly inform players about what it knew about the product...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/12/06/pro_502922.shtml
NFL
How can you say that?

...Mexico, we've got more holistic healing than you do. I appreciate that kind of medical care. I appreciate dietary supplements. I appreciate oriental medicine. I think we have to open up health care delivery and access. You know how the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/01/02/edi_178796.shtml
Editorials
Coach is unhappy with hit on Favre

...the fourth-leading punter in the NFL, was suspended for the first month of last season after using a banned dietary supplement. RAMS: Coach Scott Linehan won't lose his job because of St. Louis' 3-10 record. Team president John Shaw...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/12/11/pro_176280.shtml
NFL
Backman has kept things interesting with Peanuts

...South Georgia's players after they tested positive for a potential masking drug. Backman said they were using a dietary supplement and, under league policy, shouldn't have faced a suspension until their second offense. Things were said between...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/08/17/bas_139977.shtml
Baseball