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Four Things to Know About Cyberbullying

September 20, 2016  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Bullying that takes place online is just as real—and can be just as harmful—as bullying that takes place in person. Read More »

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Nine Tips To Help You Cope With Stress

May 16, 2016  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Too much stress can be bad for your health. Luckily, there are healthy ways to keep stress under control. Read More »

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A Lifeline in the Sea of Sorrow: Where to Get Help When You Need It

September 14, 2015  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Sometimes, people don’t need just information, they need help. Here’s how to reach out when you need to talk to someone. Read More »

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Steroids: More Than Meets the Eye

November 13, 2014  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Working out is an important part of a healthy lifestyle. But taking steroids to boost your workout only sacrifices your health. Read More »

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Talking About Hard Stuff With Your Doctor

September 19, 2013  /  Jack Maypole, M.D., Director of Pediatrics, South End Community Health Center

By Jack Maypole, M.D., Director, Comprehensive Care Program, Boston Medical Center. Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine Read More »

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