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How Do Drugs Get Into a Person’s Hair?

April 02, 2018  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Drugs travel through the bloodstream to every part of the human body, including the hair.  Read More »

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You Said It: "My Parents Do Not Understand My Stress"

March 26, 2018  /  The NIDA Blog Team

When it seems like no one understands your stress, it can help to talk about it with an adult you trust.  Read More »

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Frances Bean Cobain and the Genetics of Addiction

March 19, 2018  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Teens who think they might be at greater risk for addiction can be extra careful about the choices they make. Read More »

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Say What? “Placebo”

March 12, 2018  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Placebos are used in scientific studies to test how well a drug works.  Read More »

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How Do Drugs Change Your Brain? Test Your Knowledge

March 05, 2018  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Take our quiz to learn how drugs can affect your brain. Read More »

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