TITLE

Steroids: Few Demanding That High-School Athletes 'Just Say No'

AUTHOR(S)
Flax, Ellen
PUB. DATE
October 1988
SOURCE
Education Week;10/12/1988, Vol. 8 Issue 6, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the growing use of steroids and other growth-enhancing drugs by high school students in the U.S. High school students may use the harmful drug without being disqualified and penalized from competition since the school is not having an all-out campaign on the use of the drug. As reported by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the use of anabolic steroids can harm the liver, cardiovascular and reproductive systems and emotional health.
ACCESSION #
21130445

 

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