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Survey Results Sending Smoke Signals That Teens Are Vaping at Increasing Rates

December 17, 2018  /  The NIDA Blog Team

In this year's 2018 Monitoring the Future survey, teens reported a dramatic increase in using vaping devices, in just a single year. Read More »

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Identifying Unreported Overdose Suicides: Top Addiction Science Award Winner 2018

June 25, 2018  /  The NIDA Blog Team

The Addiction Science Awards honor remarkable teen scientists and their work to advance the science of addiction. Read More »

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A Look Inside the Teen Brain: ABCD Study Update

April 09, 2018  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Thousands of young people across the country are helping scientists unlock mysteries of the developing teen brain. Read More »

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Teens’ Drug Use Is Lower Than Ever (Mostly)

January 08, 2018  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Teens are using alcohol, opioids, and cigarettes less frequently than they used to. But they don't always know about the risks involved in using e-cigarettes, marijuana, and inhalants.  Read More »

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Addiction Science Award Winners 2017

June 12, 2017  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Find out what teen scientists learned about genes, drug use, and risky behavior.   Read More »

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