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Frances Bean Cobain and the Genetics of Addiction

March 19, 2018  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Teens who think they might be at greater risk for addiction can be extra careful about the choices they make. Read More »

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Ashamed About a Drug Problem? Don’t Be.

October 02, 2017  /  The NIDA Blog Team

A problem with drug or alcohol use is something to get help for, not something to be ashamed about.  Read More »

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Heavy Metal and Drug Use: A Complex Relationship

November 07, 2016  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Black Sabbath’s songs tell a surprisingly sobering story about drug use. Read More »

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Prince Died From an Overdose of Fentanyl

June 27, 2016  /  The NIDA Blog Team

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

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How Does Pro Football Tackle Players’ Drug Use?

February 01, 2016  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Behind the scenes at the Super Bowl, a different competition is going on: the National Football League (NFL) vs. drug use. Read More »