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Does Smoking on TV Influence You?

January 12, 2012  /  Sara Bellum

The Government banned cigarette commercials on television in 1970 after the 1964 Surgeon General’s report found that smoking cigarettes increased your chances of getting lung cancer.  This was a big deal, considering the strong Read More »

Pop Positivity, Not Pills

Let's Talk: Which Feature of the PEERx Web Site Do You Like Best?

December 20, 2011  /  Sara Bellum

There are lots of really cool features on the newly updated PEERx Web site. Have you seen them? Check them out here. Read More »

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Let's Talk: Do You Blog?

November 22, 2011  /  Sara Bellum

Blogging is a great way to express yourself. With technology platforms that are free and easy to use, it’s never been easier to start a blog. Read More »

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Let's Talk: How Do You Avoid Peer Pressure?

November 17, 2011  /  Sara Bellum

Peer pressure comes in many different forms. You might feel it in group situations, or you might have friends who try to get you to do things that make you uneasy, like smoke cigarettes, steal your parents' prescription medications, cheat on a test, or skip school. Read More »

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Using the Internet To Learn the Science About Drugs

November 03, 2011  /  Sara Bellum

The Internet is teeming with blogs about everything from food to shopping to high-tech gadgets. Anyone and everyone can start a blog, and while many bloggers try their hardest to get the facts right, mistakes do happen. Read More »