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How Dangerous Are Synthetic Drugs? Test Your Knowledge

June 18, 2018  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Most drugs (even the ones that help people) are made in labs, not in nature. Take this quiz to learn more.  Read More »

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Energy Drinks and Drug Use: A Surprising Connection

June 11, 2018  /  The NIDA Blog Team

College students who regularly consume energy drinks could be at increased risk for drug problems.  Read More »

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Teen Drug Use Is Down—But Teen Overdoses Are Up

May 07, 2018  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Teen overdoses from heroin and fentanyl are on the rise—and even one teen overdose is too many. Read More »

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E-Cigarettes: Inhaling More Than You Bargained For

April 16, 2018  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Teens who vape are inhaling at least five poisonous chemical compounds.  Read More »

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How Do Drugs Get Into a Person’s Hair?

April 02, 2018  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Drugs travel through the bloodstream to every part of the human body, including the hair.  Read More »