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Teens and “Nomophobia”: Cell Phone Separation Anxiety

The NIDA Blog Team
December 09, 2015

Do you get stressed when you can’t check your texts? One teen set out to discover how cell phone separation anxiety affects teens. Read More »

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Bilingual Brains Are Buff

The NIDA Blog Team
December 07, 2015

You can help keep your brain in peak condition by learning a second language. Read More »

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Addiction in Fiction: Tainted Drugs and Molly in The CW’s TV Show iZombie (Part 2 of 2)

The NIDA Blog Team
December 02, 2015

On the TV show iZombie, characters make mistakes that help illustrate just how risky drug use is—in the real world. Read More »

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Addiction in Fiction: Dealing With Peer Pressure in the CW’s TV Show iZombie (Part 1 of 2)

The NIDA Blog Team
November 30, 2015

Creating a plan to resist peer pressure will help you stick to your decision to be drug-free. 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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