Girls and Steroids: Anything to Be Thin

Dionne Passacantando desperately wanted to be thin. In 2003, Passacantando was a petite and popular high school student in Allen, Texas. But the 17-year-old cheerleader and senior class vice president said she felt pressured to slim down, to have that "Shape magazine, six-pack" look. So, she took what seemed to be an easy route to a better body: she began using anabolic steroids. "It seemed like the ultimate answer," she said, adding that the drugs — bought, she said, through a friend on...Full Story
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