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Tolerance, Dependence, Addiction: What's the Difference?

January 12, 2017  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Many people think drug addiction, dependence, and tolerance are pretty much the same thing. But in fact, each term means something very different. Read More »

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How Do You Choose?

September 13, 2016  /  The NIDA Blog Team

How rational or irrational are teens, really, when it comes to decision making? Read More »

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Your Really, Totally, Incredibly Awesome Brain

August 22, 2016  /  The NIDA Blog Team

The human brain is the command center for your entire body. Read More »

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Teens at Addiction Science Awards 2016

Check Out Cool Projects From Young Scientists

July 05, 2016  /  The NIDA Blog Team

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

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Is Caffeine Really Addictive?

May 10, 2016  /  The NIDA Blog Team

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

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