(USA Today, Aug. 30) A new study shows that smoking pot can damage men's sperm quality. Those who smoked pot more than once a week had an average of 29 percent lower sperm count than those who reported light or no marijuana usage. Those who used additional drug use beyond marijuana experienced an average sperm count of 55 percent lower. READ MORE.
When it comes to drugs and drug abuse, there's the promise and there's the reality. If you've ever felt the pressure to use drugs, you've probably heard the promise. Some promises are specific to a drug: "Meth can help you lose weight" or "Steroids will make you a better athlete." Other promises are vague: "Getting high will help you relax." Watch this animated video to learn more about the promise and reality of drug use and abuse.