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Check This Out! Learn.Genetics: Addiction Science Learning Tools

January 05, 2015  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Learn.Genetics breaks down the science of addiction in a way that is not just totally cool, but educational. Read More »

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Keep Up the Good Work: Teens Are Drinking Less, Smoking Less, and Using Fewer Drugs

December 16, 2014  /  The NIDA Blog Team

For several years straight, teens have been drinking less alcohol, smoking fewer cigarettes, and, with a few exceptions, using fewer illicit drugs. 2014 continued that trend. Read More »

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NIDA’s on VINE!

December 08, 2014  /  The NIDA Blog Team

We’re kicking off our new vine videos with our much anticipated results of our Monitoring the Future survey. Read More »

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2014 Intel Addiction Science winners visit NIDA (from left to right): Carol Krause, NIDA Public Information and Liaison Branch Chief; Dr. William Dewey, Chair, Friends of NIDA; Aakash Jain; Lily Wei Lee; Dr. Nora D. Volkow, NIDA Director; Alexandra Ulmer; Sarayu Caulfield; Dr. Sheri Grabus, NIDA Press Officer.

Award-Winning Teens Hope To Improve Lives Through Research

October 09, 2014  /  The NIDA Blog Team

NIDA’s 2014 Addiction Science Award winners tackled emerging topics in addiction science and impressed the judges with their desire to help improve lives. Read More »

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Good Samaritan Laws Save Lives

September 25, 2014  /  The NIDA Blog Team

On October 1, the state of Maryland will put into effect what’s called a “Good Samaritan Law,” which will protect a person from getting in trouble if they summon aid for someone else who is overdosing on drugs or alcohol.   Read More »

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