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February 14, 2014

Gay and Bisexual Boys Found to Be Considerably More Likely to Use Steroids

A significantly higher percentage of U.S. gay and bisexual boys use anabolic-androgenic steroids compared to heterosexual boys, according to a study published online in the journal Pediatrics.

August 16, 2013

Little League Baseball to Create Drug-Education Program

The initiative, which Little League hopes to unveil by the start of the 2014 season, will be created in conjunction with the Taylor Hooton Foundation.

August 08, 2013

Fla. High School Athletic Association Re-Examining PED Policies

In the wake of Major League Baseball's drug scandal, Florida's student-activities association will review its policies on PED use.

July 29, 2013

Survey: Youth Athletes Feel Pressured by Steroid Use in Pro Sports

Over three-fourths of young U.S. males feel that performance-enhancing-drug (PED) use in professional sports puts pressure on young athletes to use steroids, according to a survey.

May 24, 2013

Few Adults Suspect Rampant Use of Steroids by Youths, Survey Finds

Fewer than one in five adults believe steroid use to be a major problem among high school student-athletes, according to a national survey.

August 18, 2011

Study: School Drug Testing Not Acting as Deterrent for Males

Male students reported no less recent use of alcohol, marijuana, or cigarettes, regardless of whether their schools conducted drug testing, according to the study of 943 high school students.

June 02, 2011

Student-Athletes Use Less Drugs, More Alcohol Than Peers, Study Finds

Student-athletes who play team sports are less likely to smoke cigarettes or marijuana or use other drugs, but they're more likely to drink alcohol, according to a new study.

May 25, 2011

Texas Budget Cuts to Spare Student-Athlete Steroid Tests

The Texas Legislature tentatively approved a budget bill this week that reserves $1.5 million for student-athlete steroid tests over the next two years.

April 26, 2011

Steroid Tests Uncover Only One Positive Result in Texas

Out of 2,083 student-athletes tested for steroids in Texas in the fall of 2010, only one returned a positive result, according to findings released late last week.

February 11, 2011

Texas Rangers to Help Prevent Student-Athlete Steroid Abuse

The Texas Rangers, in partnership with a steroid education foundation, yesterday launched a program aimed at discouraging Texas students from using performance-enhancing drugs, according to the Fort-Worth Star Telegram. Over the coming months, former Rangers catcher Jim Sundberg and other members ...

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