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Are You Addicted to Your Cell Phone?

Sara Bellum
February 14, 2013

A phobia is a strong, irrational fear of something that poses little or no actual danger. Phobias can cause a lot of anxiety, panic, and even fainting. Read More »

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NIDA's Where Are They Now? Series: A Drive To Learn

Sara Bellum
November 29, 2012

SBB recently caught up with a few past winners of the NIDA Addiction Science Fair Award to find out what the teens are doing now. Read More »

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Yamini Naidu

A Taste of Research Sparks Lifelong Career Visions

Yamini Naidu, NIDA Intramural Research Lab Intern
November 06, 2012

Hello, you last heard from me when I won one of NIDA’s Science of Addiction Awards at the Intel Science and Engineering Fair. Read More »

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Michael Guo

Science in an Office Environment: My Summer at NIDA

Michael Guo, NIDA Summer 2012 Intern
October 18, 2012

My name is Michael and I was an intern at NIDA during the summer of 2012. Normally, people picture scientists in laboratories when they think about the National Institutes of Health, but my time with NIDA has shown me that a lot of important scientific work is done in the office setting. Read More »

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Celebrating Young People in Recovery

Sara Bellum
September 13, 2012

Because addiction is a disease, it can be treated with therapy and, in some cases, medication. People can enter recovery from addiction, just like people can enter recovery from other diseases, like cancer. Read More »

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