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Two teenage girls.

Mentors: Helping Teens Help Each Other

Sara Bellum
December 18, 2012

Get good grades. Spend time with friends. Make your parents proud. Eat healthy. Exercise. Volunteer. Choose a college. Don’t relax until you’ve finished all of the above. Read More »

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A teenage girl.

Life as an Intern at NIDA's Public Information and Liaison Branch

Zofia Klosowska, NIDA Research Training Award Fellow
November 15, 2012

My name is Zofia, and I’m going to tell you a little bit about my experience interning with NIDA this past summer. I worked at NIDA last summer also, but in a different office. Read More »

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A teenage boy talking to his mother.

Parents: How Much Do They Influence You?

Sara Bellum
October 25, 2012

Someone offers you a cigarette or a beer. In the split second that you have to consider your answer, what do you think about? What your friends will think? What about what your parents would think? Read More »

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Knock tobacco out of the Park banner.

Snuffing Out Snuff: Baseball Restricts Smokeless Tobacco Use

Sara Bellum
October 11, 2012

Who will be this year’s “Mr. October”? The onset of the playoffs has SBB thinking about all things baseball—home runs, hot dogs, and strikeouts. Read More »

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A girl holding a sign promoting not bullying.

Bullying Hurts the Bully Too

Sara Bellum
October 04, 2012

“Be More Than a Bystander”: Enter a video contest telling how you stand up to bullying During October’s National Bullying Prevention Month, SBB wonders: Do you have sympathy for kids who bully other kids? Read More »

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