Steroids: The Media Effect and High School Athletes
It should not be news to anyone that steroids have been a frequent topic in the media over the last couple of years. It seems that you cannot turn on the television, listen to the radio, or open a newspaper without coming across the subject of steroids. Even advertisers have begun to use the term “on steroids” to describe bigger and better. All of the media attention has raised awareness of the steroid abuse problem and today more people are willing to address this issue. As the saying goes, that’s the good news and the bad news is . . . but more on that later.