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With Announcement on Giving Up "Dip," Washington Nationals' Stephen Strasburg's Pitches Hit Home

Sara Bellum
June 14, 2011

After major league Hall of Famer Tony Gwynne of the San Diego Padres was diagnosed with parotid cancer, or cancer of the salivary gland, Washington Nationals’ pitcher Stephen Strasburg announced his decision to give up smokeless tobacco, Read More »

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How YOU Can Help

Let's Talk: How YOU Can Help

Sara Bellum
June 09, 2011

Here’s a tough one: what can you do if someone you know has a problem with drugs or alcohol? You want to help. But how do you know the best thing to say or the best time to say it? Read More »

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Download the Message

Sara Bellum
June 07, 2011

Did you know the prescription drug abuse problem in America has reached what the White House calls “epidemic proportions?” To help teens understand what prescription drug abuse can do to the brain and body, NIDA has created a PEERx Web site containin Read More »

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Let’s Get Interactive!

Let's Talk: Let’s Get Interactive!

Sara Bellum
June 03, 2011

The Sara Bellum Blog isn’t just a place for us to post information… Talking to ourselves is boring! By now you know that our readers’ opinions really matter to us, and we want to interact with you, exchanging ideas and information. Read More »

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Cyberspace is the New Frontier in Fighting Drug Abuse

Sara Bellum
June 01, 2011

So you’re friends with 100 or more people on Facebook, right? What are the chances that someone you know or a family member is in trouble with drugs or alcohol? Or thinking about trying something they wouldn’t do if they knew the facts? Read More »

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