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Mindset Over Matter

August 15, 2012  /  Eric Wargo, NIDA Science Writer

Hi, my name is Eric Wargo and I’m a new science writer here at NIDA. Before coming to NIDA, I wrote for an association of psychological scientists, people who study all aspects of the mind and human behavior. Read More »

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Winning Videos: Tobacco--I'm Not Buying It

August 08, 2012  /  Sara Bellum

According to the Surgeon General’s report on smoking and young people, more than 600,000 middle school students and 3 million high school students smoke cigarettes. Read More »

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NIDA Urged SADD Teens: "Choose Your Path" at National Conference

August 01, 2012  /  Sara Bellum

Last year: Chicago. This year: Los Angeles. Read More »

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Chasing the Runner's High

July 26, 2012  /  Sara Bellum

Dr. Nora Volkow, Director of NIDA, is an avid runner—6 miles a day! We all know the benefits of physical activity on the body, but as a neuroscientist, Dr. Volkow is also interested in how exercise helps the brain. Read More »

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Let's Talk: Give Us Feedback on the NIDA for Teens Web Site

July 18, 2012  /  Sara Bellum

NIDA is getting ready to re-do the NIDA for Teens Web site, which gives teens science-based facts about how drugs affect the brain and body so they have more info to make healthy decisions. Read More »

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