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Is Caffeine Really Addictive?

The NIDA Blog Team
May 10, 2016

Many people talk about being “addicted” to their morning coffee or energy drink! But is caffeine truly addictive? Read More »

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Eight Questions From Teens About Drugs and Alcohol

The NIDA Blog Team
April 25, 2016

How much do you really know about why people become addicted to drugs, whether marijuana can be medicine, and what causes a hangover? Read More »

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PowerTalk 21. April 21st is the national day to talk with your kids and teens about alcohol. Win an Amazon Echo, Kindle Fire HD or $50 gift card! 4 ways to enter! Image of person reading. Download our new pocket guide. Question mark. Take a power of parents interactive quiz. Computer icon. Attend a 15-minute virtual workshop. Phone icon. Attend the virtual town hall meeting. Enter now at madd.org/powerofparents

PowerTalk 21: A Good Time to Talk With Your Parents About Alcohol

The NIDA Blog Team
April 18, 2016

Don’t be surprised if your parents talk with you about alcohol this month. Read More »

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What Do Drugs Do to Teens’ Brains? “ABCD Study” Looks for Answers

The NIDA Blog Team
April 11, 2016

It seems like for every question we answer about brain science, there are a hundred more we haven’t answered yet. Read More »

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The Science of Drug Testing: How Alcohol Breath Tests Work

The NIDA Blog Team
April 04, 2016

On this blog we’ve discussed alcohol from many different angles; now let’s take a look at alcohol breath tests. Read More »

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