Just recently, CMG partner Rick Collins was named to a high profile list of the country’s “Most Controversial Health Figures” – coming in at #8 (just below Dr. Oz, but above celebrities like Richard Simmons, Jamie Oliver and Kim Kardashian – see the whole list here: http://www.livestrong.com/slideshow/546327-most-controversial-health-figures/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=111011#slide-18 ). Rick is one of the country’s leading legal experts when it comes to anabolic steroids and has recommended a more practical and sensible approach to controlling their use – one that balances preserving fairness in sports, protecting adolescents from drug abuse, and enhancing adult liberties regarding personal health. Given that steroids continue to be one of the most heatedly controversial topics today, his inclusion on this list of controversial health figures is not surprising.
Unlike many of the others who “made the list” due to their involvement in conflicts of interest, questionable promotions/endorsements, and/or unfounded health claims, Rick’s inclusion on this list has nothing to do with any of that. He made the list by simply “telling the truth” as he sees it and speaking out vocally (and rationally) on a highly controversial subject – proving the notion that “controversy sells” and bringing more attention to this timely topic. READ MORE »