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Naloxone Saves Lives

The NIDA Blog Team
July 18, 2016

If someone is overdosing, it’s really important to get them help as soon as possible. It could save their life. Read More »

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Pregnancy and Drugs: Update (Part 2 – Marijuana, Opioids, and Illegal Drugs)

The NIDA Blog Team
June 20, 2016

An expecting mother’s use of drugs has all kinds of risks for the baby. Read More »

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What Does It Mean to “Misuse” Opioids?

The NIDA Blog Team
May 31, 2016

Opioid pain medications are now the single deadliest drug in the U.S. Read More »

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What’s the Connection Between Prescription Pain Pills and Heroin?

The NIDA Blog Team
March 24, 2016

Misusing prescription pain pills and using heroin are very risky moves. Read More »

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Wired to Win? Drug Testing Comes to eSports

The NIDA Blog Team
November 18, 2015

Like the big leagues in traditional sports, electronic sports are facing their own drug scandal, as some “e-athletes” turn to chemicals for an extra edge in performance.  Read More »

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