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Their Work Really Is Brain Science

The NIDA Blog Team
March 14, 2016

A lot of what we know about drugs comes from studies of how they interact with the human brain. 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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Love and Drugs and Violence

The NIDA Blog Team
February 16, 2016

There is a connection between people in abusive dating relationships and drugs and alcohol. Read More »

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