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Say What? "Clinical Trial"

November 05, 2018  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Scientists work with volunteers in a clinical trial to find out how well a medicine or treatment works.  Read More »

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A Look Inside the Teen Brain: ABCD Study Update

April 09, 2018  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Thousands of young people across the country are helping scientists unlock mysteries of the developing teen brain. Read More »

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How Do You Choose?

September 13, 2016  /  The NIDA Blog Team

How rational or irrational are teens, really, when it comes to decision making? Read More »

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What Do Drugs Do to Teens’ Brains? “ABCD Study” Looks for Answers

April 11, 2016  /  The NIDA Blog Team

It seems like for every question we answer about brain science, there are a hundred more we haven’t answered yet. Read More »

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A Personal Story of Sorrow and Hope: The Jacob P. Waletzky Award

January 27, 2016  /  Jeremy Waletzky, M.D.

If there had been a treatment that worked, Jacob would have used it. He’d had several treatments that helped some—but he was still dead. Read More »

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