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Teens’ Drug Use Is Lower Than Ever (Mostly)

January 8, 2018 - 10:05
Teens are using alcohol, opioids, and cigarettes less frequently than they used to. But they don't always know about the risks involved in using e-cigarettes, marijuana, and inhalants.  Read More »

The Year in Drug News: 2017 Blog Roundup

January 3, 2018 - 14:17
Check out our list of last year’s blog posts—on secondhand marijuana smoke, e-cigarettes, opioids, and more—and see what you may have missed. Read More »

“Personalized Medicine” for Drug Problems?

December 18, 2017 - 09:48
Could gene research help treat drug problems—or even prevent them from happening in the first place? Read More »

Tech-wise: Discovering Medications by Computer

December 11, 2017 - 06:18
Technology is helping scientists find new ways to safely treat health problems.  Read More »

Babies Born to Women Addicted to Opioids

December 4, 2017 - 10:09
These babies may experience difficult withdrawal symptoms.  Read More »

Drugs and HIV/AIDS: Linked in More Ways Than One

December 1, 2017 - 06:24
Drugs can change the way your brain works, which can affect your judgment and lead to bad decisions. Read More »

Addicted to Aggression?

November 27, 2017 - 08:15
People who are addicted to aggression have things in common with people addicted to drugs.  Read More »

The Decline of Teen Tobacco Use

November 13, 2017 - 07:11
More teens are making a smart choice not to use tobacco. Read More »

K2/Spice: An Unpredictable Danger

November 6, 2017 - 06:26
K2/Spice is not marijuana, and it’s not safe. Read More »

Are You “Under the Influence” of Movies and TV?

October 30, 2017 - 09:41
Check out this infographic on smoking in movies from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Read More »

Bullying Hurts. You Can Help.

October 25, 2017 - 10:07
Bullying is often connected to substance use. Here are four steps you can take to reduce the harm caused by bullying.  Read More »

The Science of Risky Teen Behavior

October 16, 2017 - 07:27
Teens are more likely to take risks than any other age group. One young scientist wants to find out why.  Read More »

Disasters and Drug Problems: Where To Find Help

October 10, 2017 - 07:05
Many people face intense stress after a natural disaster, and there are resources available to help with this.  Read More »

Ashamed About a Drug Problem? Don’t Be.

October 2, 2017 - 07:54
A problem with drug or alcohol use is something to get help for, not something to be ashamed about.  Read More »

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