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Survey Results Sending Smoke Signals That Teens Are Vaping at Increasing Rates

December 17, 2018 - 08:18
In this year's 2018 Monitoring the Future survey, teens reported a dramatic increase in using vaping devices, in just a single year. Read More »

Addiction and the Importance of Social Connections

December 10, 2018 - 06:59
Scientists are discovering that connecting with other people might create a positive effect for people who have problems with drugs.  Read More »

Ask a Scientist: National Drugs & Alcohol Chat Day

December 3, 2018 - 06:52
One day every year, scientists answer teens' questions about drugs, alcohol, addiction, and the brain. Read More »

How Risky Is It To Combine Drugs? Test Your Knowledge

November 19, 2018 - 09:51
Take our quiz to learn what can happen if a person uses two or more drugs at the same time. Read More »

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 »

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