May 2009

St. Joseph Sponsors Anti-Steroid Abuse Conference


Towson, MD

The Powered by ME! anti-steroid abuse program of St. Joseph Medical Center held its third annual “Playing Safe, Fair and Sober” conference on April 23. The conference presented information about the dangers of performance-enhancing substances and related topics, including eating disorders, underage drinking and smoking. Workshops addressed healthy training, nutrition and attitudes to inspire good sportsmanship. Nick Markakis, outfielder with the Baltimore Orioles, was among the speakers. For more information, contact Vivienne Stearns-Elliott at viviennestearns-elliott@catholichealth.net.