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Opioid Withdrawal in Babies Is Increasing

February 18, 2020  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Approximately every 15 minutes, a baby is born suffering from opioid withdrawal. Read More »

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Can You Get Addicted to Cough and Cold Medicines?

January 13, 2020  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Cough and cold medicines taken as instructed can be safe and effective. But misusing them can have harmful results. Read More »

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The Year in Drugs and Health News: 2019 Blog Roundup

January 06, 2020  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Check out all of the addiction science updates that we shared on the blog in 2019. Read More »

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Monitoring the Future 2019: The Highs and Lows of Vaping

December 18, 2019  /  The NIDA Blog Team

The annual survey found that teens' use of most drugs continues to decline—with one alarming exception. Read More »

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How To Stop Illegal Opioids in International Mail—Some Smart Ideas

December 02, 2019  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Find out what experts are doing to keep illegal opioids out of U.S. mail.  Read More »

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