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The Real Cost of Vaping

October 29, 2018  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Even though they don't produce tobacco smoke, e-cigarettes are harmful in other ways.  Read More »

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You Said It: "My Parents Do Not Understand My Stress"

March 26, 2018  /  The NIDA Blog Team

When it seems like no one understands your stress, it can help to talk about it with an adult you trust.  Read More »

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What’s Dangerous About Cigarette Smoking? Test Your Knowledge

May 01, 2017  /  The NIDA Blog Team

How much do you know about what makes cigarette smoking so hazardous to your health?  Read More »

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“Addiction itself is not a crime, it’s a disease.”

May 18, 2015  /  The NIDA Blog Team

A Massachusetts police department has announced that it will help people who are addicted to drugs get through the system toward detox and recovery. Read More »

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The Swiss Cheese Model of Addiction

October 23, 2014  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Scientists now know drug addiction is a disease and that there are lots of things that can contribute to your risk for getting that disease—what are called risk factors. Read More »

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