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Can World Series Baseball Knock Chewing Tobacco out of the Park?

October 30, 2015  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Chewing tobacco has been a tradition in professional baseball for decades, but it can be every bit as dangerous as smoking tobacco. Read More »

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Pro Athletes, Marijuana, and Opioids

September 09, 2015  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Some people say it’s time to let athletes use marijuana to treat pain from the injuries professional sports can inflict. Read More »

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A graphic with text. "They tried to make me go to rehab. I said, 'No, no, no...' I ain't got the time." Amy Winehouse, from the song "Rehab."

'Amy' and 'Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck'—Up Close and Very Personal

August 07, 2015  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Anyone who uses drugs can become addicted. And just because someone is famous, that doesn’t make their addiction any more glamorous. Read More »

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Tour de France

Dopers’ Downfall May Be Cycling’s Salvation—Tour de France 2015: End of an Era

July 09, 2015  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Athletic competition is about using your own strength and skill, period. But when nearly everyone is cheating…what’s an athlete to do? Read More »

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Demi Lovato

Demi Lovato’s Road to Recovery

March 12, 2015  /  The NIDA Blog Team

In addition to sharing her talents with the world, Demi Lovato shares her experiences with bipolar disorder and drug addiction. Read More »

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