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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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E-Cigs Are Risky—Whatever They Look Like

May 02, 2018  /  The NIDA Blog Team

The JUUL design may look slick, but don’t let it fool you: Inside, it has the same nicotine that’s in regular cigarettes. Read More »

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Words Matter: Why Don’t We Say “Addict”?

February 20, 2018  /  The NIDA Blog Team

When you speak about people who have a substance use disorder, the words you use matter. Read More »

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“Personalized Medicine” for Drug Problems?

December 18, 2017  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Could gene research help treat drug problems—or even prevent them from happening in the first place? Read More »

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Drugs and HIV/AIDS: Linked in More Ways Than One

December 01, 2017  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Drugs can change the way your brain works, which can affect your judgment and lead to bad decisions. Read More »

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