On a quantitative scale, hormones are miniscule bursts of chemicals in the bloodstream. Nonetheless, they impact a broad cross-section of life that encompasses sex, eating, sleeping, and countless other bodily functions. They also, it turns out, intersect with the law. Recently, Androgel, a synthetic form of the male hormone testosterone, utilized to treat patients with low testosterone, became a hot topic of conversation in the legal sphere. How did such a treatment become the topic at hand in a Supreme Court case? The back-story ultimately serves as one example of many amidst a growing practice in the pharmaceutical industry - one that has come under fire from both the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and groups that include health insurance companies and hospitals.