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Say What? "Clinical Trial"

November 5, 2018 - 06:03
Scientists work with volunteers in a clinical trial to find out how well a medicine or treatment works.  Read More »

The Real Cost of Vaping

October 29, 2018 - 07:19
Even though they don't produce tobacco smoke, e-cigarettes are harmful in other ways.  Read More »

Drug Use Hurts Families

October 22, 2018 - 08:03
Drug use and addiction can lead to problems for the person using drugs and for family members, too.  Read More »

Making Cigarettes Less Addictive?

October 15, 2018 - 06:59
Decreasing the amount of nicotine in cigarettes could help reduce the health risks of smoking. Read More »

A Teen Scientist Asks: How Can Parents Safely Manage Medicines in the Home?

October 2, 2018 - 08:10
Emily Garcia shares her thoughts about the important role parents play in safely storing medicines and about her love for science.  Read More »

Are Some Babies Born Addicted?

September 24, 2018 - 07:33
Babies born to mothers who have problems with drugs can be born with an uncomfortable condition called neonatal abstinence syndrome, or NAS. Read More »

Talking With Your Parents About Drugs

September 17, 2018 - 06:17
You don’t have to wait for an adult to start a discussion about drugs. Speak up and speak out! Read More »

Sculpting Your Brain: The Science of Addiction

September 10, 2018 - 06:50
Using drugs can affect brain development and using them earlier in life can lead to a higher chance of developing a problem with drugs.  Read More »

Opioids: Just the Facts

August 27, 2018 - 06:57
What are the risks of misusing opioids? Learn the answer and more about opioids in NIDA’s new guide “Opioid Facts for Teens.” Read More »

You Said It: “I Have Tried To Help a Friend Stop Using Drugs”

August 20, 2018 - 09:20
It’s natural to want to help a friend. Just remember what’s in your control, and what isn’t. Read More »

Science vs. the Opioid Crisis: The HEAL Initiative

August 13, 2018 - 09:15
Misuse of opioids is a major problem. A massive new scientific program is helping to solve it.  Read More »

Resisting Peer Pressure: Tips From a SADD Student Leader

August 6, 2018 - 07:40
You can resist peer pressure with a few key strategies and help from friends and family. Read More »

Did Big Tobacco Lie to Teens?

July 30, 2018 - 06:32
Major tobacco companies hid important information from the public that resulted in millions of deaths and much suffering from heart disease and cancer.  Read More »

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