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Can Space Help Us Understand Addiction?

March 25, 2019  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Scientists will investigate space-based changes to hopefully uncover greater insights into diseases like addiction and treatments that might help.  Read More »

Infographic section 4 Alcohol use in college students is higher than in their non-college peers. 2017 Monitoring the Future College Students and Young Adults Survey Results. Alcohol Use Per Month. Alcohol mixed with energy drinks past year.

Choices Matter—At Any Age

March 04, 2019  /  The NIDA Blog Team

When it comes to drugs and alcohol, the choices you make as a young adult will be just as important as the ones you make in your teen years.  Read More »

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Young Women in Science

February 11, 2019  /  The NIDA Blog Team

These young women are helping inspire other women and girls to join the field of science.  Read More »

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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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