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Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Drug Use: What’s the Connection?

April 27, 2020  /  The NIDA Blog Team

It's important to be smart about your health. Take care of your lungs: Avoid smoking or vaping any substance. Read More »

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The Latest on Vaping-Related Illness and Deaths

April 06, 2020  /  The NIDA Blog Team

If a person heats vitamin E acetate and inhales it (breathes it in), it may damage their lungs.  Read More »

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Three Surprising Risks From Vaping

January 27, 2020  /  The NIDA Blog Team

The more we learn about vaping, the riskier it turns out to be. Dr. Kevin Walton, a scientific expert on vaping, explains the risks.  Read More »

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Monitoring the Future 2019: The Highs and Lows of Vaping

December 18, 2019  /  The NIDA Blog Team

The annual survey found that teens' use of most drugs continues to decline—with one alarming exception. Read More »