Demystifying Medicine Video



This video looks at anabolic steroids, and its effect on the people who use it, and how society influences its use. It also explains its potential side effects of short- and long-term use, and the use of steroids in a medical setting. It shows the story of a young teenage and his use of steroids and how it affects him.

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