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Naloxone Saves Lives

The NIDA Blog Team
July 18, 2016

If someone is overdosing, it’s really important to get them help as soon as possible. It could save their life. Read More »

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Prince Died From an Overdose of Fentanyl

The NIDA Blog Team
June 27, 2016

Medical authorities have discovered what caused the death of the musician Prince: He overdosed on the drug fentanyl. Read More »

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

The NIDA Blog Team
June 20, 2016

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

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What Does It Mean to “Misuse” Opioids?

The NIDA Blog Team
May 31, 2016

Opioid pain medications are now the single deadliest drug in the U.S. Read More »

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What Is an Opioid?

The NIDA Blog Team
May 25, 2016

Many people misusing prescription opioids get addicted to these drugs, and the consequences are sometimes fatal. Read More »

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