Letters: May 15, 2000

The New Male Obsession

"I wish men could step back from their testosterone-steeped minds and see themselves as handicapped, not enabled, by this hormone." JULIE FITZ Auburn Hills, Mich.

Your report on testosterone and its increased use revealed a depressing situation in America [HEALTH, April 24]. Men are striving for physical perfection but doing little about the degradation of basic moral values in society. Gun violence is becoming a regular occurrence. There are more pressing issues than trying to satisfy a man's insatiable ego by using testosterone gel. ROEL CONRAD E. JAMIS Cagayan de Oro City, the Philippines

My libido and...

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