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Let's Talk: Do You Blog?

Sara Bellum
November 22, 2011

Blogging is a great way to express yourself. With technology platforms that are free and easy to use, it’s never been easier to start a blog. Read More »

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Let's Talk: How Do You Avoid Peer Pressure?

Sara Bellum
November 17, 2011

Peer pressure comes in many different forms. You might feel it in group situations, or you might have friends who try to get you to do things that make you uneasy, like smoke cigarettes, steal your parents' prescription medications, cheat on a test, or skip school. Read More »

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Using the Internet To Learn the Science About Drugs

Sara Bellum
November 03, 2011

The Internet is teeming with blogs about everything from food to shopping to high-tech gadgets. Anyone and everyone can start a blog, and while many bloggers try their hardest to get the facts right, mistakes do happen. 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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Let’s Talk: National Drug Facts Week

Sara Bellum
September 28, 2011

In November 2010, NIDA held its first-ever National Drug Facts Week (NDFW), where people around the U.S. worked with friends, family, and neighbors to plan events to dispel the myths and discuss the facts about drug abuse. Read More »

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