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The Year in Drug News: 2017 Blog Roundup

January 03, 2018  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Check out our list of last year’s blog posts—on secondhand marijuana smoke, e-cigarettes, opioids, and more—and see what you may have missed. Read More »

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“Personalized Medicine” for Drug Problems?

December 18, 2017  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Could gene research help treat drug problems—or even prevent them from happening in the first place? Read More »

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Tech-wise: Discovering Medications by Computer

December 11, 2017  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Technology is helping scientists find new ways to safely treat health problems.  Read More »

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Babies Born to Women Addicted to Opioids

December 04, 2017  /  The NIDA Blog Team

These babies may experience difficult withdrawal symptoms.  Read More »

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Drugs and HIV/AIDS: Linked in More Ways Than One

December 01, 2017  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Drugs can change the way your brain works, which can affect your judgment and lead to bad decisions. Read More »

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