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Methamphetamine (Meth): Just the Facts

March 02, 2020  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Methamphetamine (meth) is a stimulant drug that can cause more serious problems than just "meth mouth".  Read More »

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Is Teen Drug Use Related to Brain Size?

February 03, 2020  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Teens who use nicotine, alcohol, and marijuana have two brain areas that are smaller than average when they become adults. 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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