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No More Smoking: May 31, 2010

May 31, 2010  /  Sara Bellum

Get this: There are more than one billion smokers on planet Earth. Yep, that’s a billion people around the world whose nicotine addiction is leading to high rates of cancer and emphysema, increased air pollution and death. Read More »

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NIDA Listens to Teens

May 25, 2010  /  Sara Bellum

Meet the NIDA Teen Advisory Group. This is a group of real teens who help NIDA craft messages, programs, and materials for other teens. Read More »

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What Was Down that Rabbit Hole, Alice?

April 27, 2010  /  Sara Bellum

Talking rabbits who are always late, Mad Hatter tea parties, a grinning cat: enter the fantasy world of Alice in Wonderland, Lewis Carroll’s classic book of childhood imagination. Read More »

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“Blending” Research and Real Life

April 21, 2010  /  Sara Bellum

In April NIDA is having its “Blending” conference. No, this is not a conference about smoothies…So what does “Blending” mean to NIDA? Read More »

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Alcohol Awareness Month: Throw a Party!

April 13, 2010  /  Sara Bellum

An alcohol-free party, that is. Every April—which is Alcohol Awareness Month—people take a moment to learn about the dangers of abusing alcohol. For those under 21, taking even one drink is illegal—never mind unhealthy. Read More »

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