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What We Know—and Don’t Know—About Kratom

August 30, 2016  /  The NIDA Blog Team

We’re still learning about the effects of kratom on a person’s brain and body. Read More »

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Your Really, Totally, Incredibly Awesome Brain

August 22, 2016  /  The NIDA Blog Team

The human brain is the command center for your entire body. Read More »

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How Do the New FDA Rules Affect You?

August 02, 2016  /  The NIDA Blog Team

E-cig Ingredients Will No Longer Be a Mystery Read More »

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Social Media: Nothing But the Truth?

July 25, 2016  /  The NIDA Blog Team

If you want to be a savvy user of social media, it helps to remember that what you see online almost never shows the complete picture. Read More »

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Naloxone Saves Lives

July 18, 2016  /  The NIDA Blog Team

If someone is overdosing, it’s really important to get them help as soon as possible. It could save their life. Read More »

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