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Non-Addictive Drugs: Are They Always Safe?

July 31, 2017  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Addictive or not, all drugs come with risks and should be used with care.  Read More »

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The United, Healthy States of America

July 24, 2017  /  The NIDA Blog Team

More U.S. teens are making smart choices about cigarettes, cocaine, and opioids. Read More »

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Tech-Wise: A “Wearable” That Measures Alcohol Intake

July 10, 2017  /  The NIDA Blog Team

This device could help a person make safe choices while—and after—drinking. Read More »

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Human brain and active receptor

Say What? “Receptor”

June 26, 2017  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Drug use can change the way nerve cells in your brain work. Read More »

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Human Trafficking and Drugs

June 19, 2017  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Illegal transporting (or trafficking) of people and transporting of illegal drugs often happen together. Read More »

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