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Four Things to Know About Cyberbullying

September 20, 2016  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Bullying that takes place online is just as real—and can be just as harmful—as bullying that takes place in person. Read More »

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Social Media: Nothing But the Truth?

July 25, 2016  /  The NIDA Blog Team

If you want to be a savvy user of social media, it helps to remember that what you see online almost never shows the complete picture. Read More »


Finding Your Yoda: Why Mentors Matter

July 13, 2016  /  The NIDA Blog Team

While Yoda himself might not be available, think about finding your own mentor! Read More »

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Pregnancy and Drugs: Update (Part 1 – Smoking and Vaping)

June 14, 2016  /  The NIDA Blog Team

A new study links a pregnant woman’s smoking to differences in her baby’s DNA. Read More »

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Driven a Whale Lately?

June 06, 2016  /  The NIDA Blog Team

What could beluga whales—which can grow up to 37 feet long—and cars possibly have in common? Read More »