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Genetics and Addiction

View or download the student article “Genetics and Addiction” (PDF).

Why Secondhand Smoke Is Dangerous

More than 126 million nonsmoking Americans are regularly exposed to secondhand smoke—at home, at work, and…

GET THE FACTS: Drug Abuse Puts Your Whole Body at Risk

Research shows . . . “Drug abuse and addiction can affect almost every system in your…

In Harm’s Way: More Facts About How Drug Abuse Puts Your Whole Body at Risk

“Drug abuse and addiction can affect almost every system in your body. You probably know that…

Scientists Find a Connection Between 9/11 and Substance Abuse

How do traumatic events—such as the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks—affect people in the area where…

The Science of Nicotine Addiction

The news made headlines in 2006: Smokers today get more nicotine from inhaling cigarette smoke than they did…

Out of It

View or download the student article “Out of It” (PDF).

A Day in the Life of a Teen: Decisions at Every Turn

Teens are faced with many choices and tough decisions every day. Find out the facts about…

The Deadly Effects of Tobacco Addiction

Addiction: A chronic disease characterized by compulsive drug seeking and abuse and by long-lasting chemical and…

Drug Facts: Nicotine

Cigarettes and other tobacco products are addictive and deadly. Here are the facts. Cigarettes Cigarette smoke…