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National Drug Facts Week: Sara’s Friends Shout Out Drug Facts

Sara Bellum
October 28, 2011

See our shoutouts: Bloggers | Tweeters | Facebook Pos Read More »

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Let's Talk: Where do you find science-based health information?

Sara Bellum
October 25, 2011

Many U.S. Government agencies have Web sites to share information and resources with the public. Some help you find services you need—for instance, the Motor Vehicle Administration in your state helps you understand how to get your driver’s license. Read More »

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Ignite Change in Your Community

Sara Bellum
October 20, 2011

Change begins with just one small step. At NIDA, we are working to shatter the myths that some people believe about drug abuse and addiction. And we’re spreading the facts to help people make informed, healthy decisions. Did you know?: Read More »

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Prescription Drugs on TV

Sara Bellum
October 18, 2011

You’ve probably seen television commercials advertising prescription drugs for any number of things—from fibromyalgia (fi-bro-my-al-ja) to depression. Read More »

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Shout Out for Making Smart Choices

Sara Bellum
October 14, 2011

Teens have so many choices to make: what classes and afterschool activities to sign up for, which music or videos to download, where to go to hang out with friends. And that’s not all of them! Read More »