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Real Teens Ask: Do Many Kids in High School Do Drugs?

October 05, 2009  /  Sara Bellum

Questions about drugs? Lots of teens are asking. That's why each year NIDA scientists spend a day chatting online with high school students and answering their questions. Read More »

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Real Teens Ask: What Types of Drugs are High School Students Using?

September 03, 2009  /  Sara Bellum

ots of teens have questions about drugs. That’s why each year, NIDA scientists spend a day chatting online with high school students and answering their questions. At NIDA’s last Drug Facts Chat Day, ham223 asked this question: Read More »

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Dating is hard enough already--why make it harder?

July 08, 2009  /  Sara Bellum

Never underestimate the power of a bright white smile. NIDA’s 2008 Monitoring the Future Survey found that the vast majority of teens—75% of high school seniors—would “prefer to date people who don’t smoke.” Read More »

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