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Word of the Day: Psychoactive Drugs

Sara Bellum
October 07, 2010

Have you ever heard the term ”psychoactive drugs?” Drugs in this category act on the central nervous system and and alter its normal, everyday activity, causing changes in mood, awareness, and behavior. Read More »

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Let's Talk: Define Interesting

Sara Bellum
October 06, 2010

Ready for another question, SBB readers? Hope that’s a yes! We want to know what you think. And now for Question #7: Which of these topics interest you the most – personal stories, current events, celebrities, sports, relationships, technology, something else? Read More »

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Join the Great CyberShoutout to Kickoff National Drug Facts Week

Sara Bellum
October 05, 2010

National Drug Facts Week (NDFW) is a 5-day event that features teen-led activities, a cool contest sponsored by the Grammy Awards, and chats to shatter the myths around drug abuse and addiction. Read More »

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Celebs & Drugs: A Cycle of Arrests & Rehab

Sara Bellum
September 30, 2010

SBB was sad to see that celebrities Paris Hilton and Lindsay Lohan got arrested again for drug possession and drug use. Read More »

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It’s Classic!

Sara Bellum
September 28, 2010

“This is drugs. This is your brain on drugs. Any questions?” Read More »

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