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FDA calls for public input on regulating menthol in tobacco products

agosto del 2013
Menthol is a popular additive in cigarettes, potentially making them more palatable, but its use in these products is currently unregulated. Read More.

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Preventing HIV/AIDS in Vietnam

julio del 2013
In April of this year I visited Vietnam along with Jacques Normand, Director of NIDA’s HIV Research Program, to foster research collaborations between NIDA and Vietnamese scientists on issues of HIV and drug abuse in that country. Read More.

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World Hepatitis Day

World Hepatitis Day

julio del 2013
Today is World Hepatitis Day, an annual event started by the World Hepatitis Alliance in 2008 to raise awareness about hepatitis in order to better prevent its spread and improve treatment and access to treatment. Read More.

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Prescription Painkillers Are Claiming More Women’s Lives

julio del 2013
More than 6,600 women died after overdosing on prescription painkillers in 2010—a 400% increase over 1999. Read More.

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Dr. Nora Volkow: Video Highlights

NIDA Director, Dr. Nora D. Volkow Videos

 

Toma el reto nacional sobre el coeficiente intelectual (CI) sobre las drogas