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The Science of Drug Testing: How Alcohol Breath Tests Work

The NIDA Blog Team
April 04, 2016

On this blog we’ve discussed alcohol from many different angles; now let’s take a look at alcohol breath tests. Read More »

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What’s the Connection Between Prescription Pain Pills and Heroin?

The NIDA Blog Team
March 24, 2016

Misusing prescription pain pills and using heroin are very risky moves. Read More »

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How Many Teens Use E-cigarettes?

The NIDA Blog Team
March 08, 2016

Check out these infographics for the answer, plus more facts on teens and e-cigs. Read More »

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Meth Mouth: Some Ugly Numbers

The NIDA Blog Team
February 29, 2016

Did you know? Methamphetamine use can cause “meth mouth,” where a meth user’s teeth become broken, stained, and rotten, and may eventually fall out. Read More »

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Alcohol and Drug Use in College-Aged Young Adults: 2014 Monitoring the Future Survey Results

The NIDA Blog Team
February 22, 2016

Want a quick look at the latest numbers on college-aged young adults’ use of alcohol, marijuana, nicotine, and stimulants? Check out the infographics below. They show the results from the most recent Monitoring the Future national survey on substance use in this age group. Read More »

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