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Zarin Rahman receiving her award

Screen Time and Teens: An Interview With Zarin Rahman

December 17, 2013  /  Sara Bellum

Zarin Rahman is a senior at Brookings High School in South Dakota. She won the 1st place 2013 Addiction Science Award. Read More »

Emory Payne

Alcohol and Zebrafish: An Interview With Emory Payne

December 10, 2013  /  Sara Bellum

Emory Payne is a senior at Bancroft School in Massachusetts. Emory and his lab partner, Zohaib Majaz, won the 2nd place 2013 Addiction Science Award. Read More »

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Teen standing next to a "no drugs" sign

Meth Use Is Down, But We Still Have Work To Do

December 03, 2013  /  Sara Bellum

November 30 to December 7, 2013 is the first national Meth Awareness Week. Read More »

Alaina Sonksen

Bath Salts and Fruit Flies: An Interview With Alaina Sonksen

November 27, 2013  /  Sara Bellum

Alaina Sonksen is a senior at Camdenton High School in Missouri. She won the 3rd place 2013 Addiction Science Award. Read More »

A cigarette tied in a knot

The Tobacco 21 Bill: Limiting Teen Access to Tobacco

November 25, 2013  /  Sara Bellum

Tobacco use is the leading preventable cause of disease, disability, and death in the United States. Read More »