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What Does Cocaine Do To Your Body? Test Your Knowledge

July 22, 2019  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Cocaine use, like all drug use, can have some heavy effects on a person's body. Take this quiz to find out more.  Read More »

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Energy Drinks and Drug Use: A Surprising Connection

June 11, 2018  /  The NIDA Blog Team

College students who regularly consume energy drinks could be at increased risk for drug problems.  Read More »

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The United, Healthy States of America

July 24, 2017  /  The NIDA Blog Team

More U.S. teens are making smart choices about cigarettes, cocaine, and opioids. Read More »

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Your Brain on Stimulants, Part 2: Types of Stimulants

April 10, 2017  /  The NIDA Blog Team

While prescription stimulants can help with ADHD, non-prescribed stimulants do not help with ADHD, and each one has its own side effects and risks.  Read More »

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Pregnancy and Drugs: Update (Part 2 – Marijuana, Opioids, and Illegal Drugs)

June 20, 2016  /  The NIDA Blog Team

An expecting mother’s use of drugs has all kinds of risks for the baby. Read More »

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