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Sports Supplements: Not a Safe “Quick Fix”

September 24, 2013  /  Sara Bellum

When working out or playing sports, you may feel like you want to up your game. There are lots of sports products out there that claim to help you run faster, be stronger, or play longer—but be careful. Read More »

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Concert Goers Overdose on Molly

September 05, 2013  /  Sara Bellum

MDMA, or Molly, is suspected in the death [link removed, post does not exist anymore] of 2 people who attended Electric Zoo—a 3-day festival of dance music in New York. Four others were hospitalized. Read More »

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Real Teens Ask: What Are the Different Types of Opioids?

September 04, 2013  /  Sara Bellum

This past Drug Facts Chat Day, teens from across the country submitted their questions about drug abuse to NIDA scientists. Read More »

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Alcohol: The Friend Factor

August 28, 2013  /  Sara Bellum

There may be some truth to the saying “you are who you hang out with.” Researchers have discovered that teens whose best friends drink alcohol are twice as likely to try alcohol t Read More »

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“Spice” – Not as Fun as it Sounds

August 14, 2013  /  Sara Bellum

SBB first alerted teens to the dangers of Spice in February 2011. Check out the post below. Read More »

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