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Word of the Day: Euphoria

March 24, 2010  /  Sara Bellum

Euphoria: A feeling of well-being or elation. Read More »

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Brain Awareness Week: Smart Brains, Sneaky Drugs

March 16, 2010  /  Sara Bellum

Here at NIDA, we can't learn enough about the brain. Other scientists are brain-obsessed too-there's even a Brain Awareness Week, a global campaign to spread the word about the progress and benefits of brain research. Read More »

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Energy Drinks: A Boost in the Wrong Direction?

March 11, 2010  /  Sara Bellum

Energy drinks—you see them at X Games events, basketball arenas, and rock concerts. You can even “fan” some of them on Facebook. What these brands don’t tell you, and what science is now showing us, is that their drinks can really be unhealthy. Read More »

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Let's Talk: Images and Videos

March 08, 2010  /  Sara Bellum

Ready for another question? Without you, our readers, the SBB wouldn't be worth much. So, keep telling us what you think. Question #5: Do the images and videos on the blog catch your eye? If not, what would you recommend changing? Read More »

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What Happened to Mark?

March 02, 2010  /  Sara Bellum

The news story said Mark McGwire's voice "cracked with emotion" when he finally admitted to the world he had used steroids for 10 years, including the season he broke the home run record, hitting 70 slammers in 1998. Read More »

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