September 29, 2020

Misconception that Anabolic Steroids "Enhance Looks, Strength and Speed"

I regularly read the coverage of the Signature Pharmacy steroid distribution investigation by journalist Brendan Lyons of the Albany Times Union. This is primarily because he seems to have the best access to information related to the investigation since it is an Albany-based investigation initiated by District Attorney David Soares. However, articles are not very well-balanced and regularly include baffling statements such as this (emphasis added):

While Congress is preparing to focus on baseball players alleged to have taken the drugs, medical experts are warning that steroids and human growth hormone are being illegally prescribed nationwide at an alarming rate under the misconception they will aid healing, enhance looks, strength and speed, or slow aging. [Read more…]