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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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The Science of Drug Testing: How Alcohol Breath Tests Work

The NIDA Blog Team
April 04, 2016

On this blog we’ve discussed alcohol from many different angles; now let’s take a look at alcohol breath tests. Read More »

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What’s the Connection Between Prescription Pain Pills and Heroin?

The NIDA Blog Team
March 24, 2016

Misusing prescription pain pills and using heroin are very risky moves. Read More »

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How Many Teens Use E-cigarettes?

The NIDA Blog Team
March 08, 2016

Check out these infographics for the answer, plus more facts on teens and e-cigs. Read More »

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