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Check Out Cool Projects From Young Scientists

The NIDA Blog Team
July 05, 2016

Check out what these teens discovered about stress, brain development, and substance use. Read More »

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Is Caffeine Really Addictive?

The NIDA Blog Team
May 10, 2016

Many people talk about being “addicted” to their morning coffee or energy drink! But is caffeine truly addictive? Read More »

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Caffeine molecule.

Leave It to the Pros—Caffeine Is No Do-It-Yourself Project

The NIDA Blog Team
February 12, 2015

Last summer, FDA released a safety advisory about caffeine powders. Just 1 teaspoon of pure caffeine powder is equal to 25 cups of coffee—a deadly amount of coffee. Read More »

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The Buzz on Caffeine

Sara Bellum
June 25, 2014

This post from 2012 gets a refresh highlighting new caffeine trends. Question: What’s the most widely used drug? Read More »

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Alco-Pops: A Refreshment to Rethink

Sara Bellum
August 20, 2013

In June 2010, SBB warned teens about marketing gimmicks surrounding these alcoholic beverages. They’re still on the market, so here’s a refresher for why you should avoid them. Read More »

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