Teen boys talking

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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CyberShoutout 2011

November 15, 2011  /  Sara Bellum

The bloggers below have shown their support for NIDA’s 2011 CyberShoutout, the kick-off to National Drug Facts Week. Read More »

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Money and Drugs

Why Does the Government Study Drug Abuse?

November 15, 2011  /  Sara Bellum

Why have a government agency to regulate the food we eat (the U.S. Food and Drug Administration) and an agency to help protect our health (the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)? Read More »

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Bicyclist

Doping Disaster: On the Wheels of a Scandal

November 08, 2011  /  Sara Bellum

Cycling legend Lance Armstrong, winner of the Tour de France 7 times, and his teammates from the U.S. Read More »

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Teens looking at a computer

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 »

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