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"Synthetic Cannabinoid K2 Overdoses Are Rampant. Here’s Why."
The Scientist, By Ashley Yeager, August 17, 2018
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"Oklahoma could become the only state to require pregnancy tests for medical marijuana 4:35"
State Impact Oklahoma/NPR, By Jackie Fortier, July 27, 2018
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"The truth behind 8 common misconceptions about drugs"
Popular Science, By Sara Chodosh, July 20, 2018
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"Part 1: Nora Volkow on prescription opioids, chronic pain and ‘hype’"
Opioid Watch, By Roger Parloff, July 13, 2018
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"My Dad Overdosed on Opioids on Purpose"
Vice, By Maria Luisa Tucker, July 10, 2018
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"Music's Fentanyl Crisis: Inside the Drug That Killed Prince and Tom Petty"
Rolling Stone, By David Browne, June 20, 2018
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"NIH Targets $500 Million At Opioid Crisis"
Forbes, By Ellie Kincaid, June 12, 2018
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"Marijuana Can Be Addictive: Who Gets Hooked and Why "
Healthline, By R. Sam Barclay, May 29, 2018
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"Could deep brain stimulation help zap diabetes? "
Science Magazine, By Emily Underwood, May 24, 2018
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"In Opioids’ Shadow, Fake Pot Still a Scourge"
U.S. News and World Report, By Joseph Williams, May 24, 2018
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"The Hard-to-Trace Ingredient Behind Skyrocketing Cocaine Deaths"
The Atlantic, By Joseph Frankel, May 02, 2018
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"The opioid crisis: searching for solutions"
WTOP, By Nick Iannelli, April 30, 2018
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"16 million U.S. adults on prescription stimulants, study shows"
Washington Times, By Laura Kelly, April 17, 2018
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"Opioid addiction sparks push for better prescription for pain"
ABC 13, By Janet Roach, February 21, 2018
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"Teen drug use at ‘all-time lows’: How to keep it there"
WTOP, By Rachel Nania, January 25, 2018
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"Huge study of teen brains could reveal roots of mental illness, impacts of drug abuse"
Science Magazine, By Meredith Wadman, January 03, 2018
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"We Can’t Measure Pain. Is That Fueling the Opioid Crisis?"
The Daily Beast, By Neel Patel, January 03, 2018
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"NIH Survey: Students Vaping, Using Marijuana More in 2017"
US News & World Report, By Katelyn Newman, December 14, 2017
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"Marijuana and Vaping Are More Popular Than Cigarettes Among Teenagers"
The New York Times, By Jan Hoffman, December 14, 2017
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"Four addiction myths busted by national, local, state experts 1:23"
Cincinnati Enquirer, By Terri DeMio, November 27, 2017
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"Waletzky Award: Turning Tragedy of Addiction into Triumph"
U.S. News & World Report, By Katelyn Newman, November 17, 2017
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"Opioid addiction treatments face off in US trial"
Associated Press, By Carla Johnson, November 14, 2017
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"Study Finds Competing Opioid Treatments Have Similar Outcomes"
New York Times, By Abby Goodnough and Kate Zernike, November 14, 2017
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"What Pot Really Does to the Teen Brain"
Scientific American, By Claudia Wallis, November 13, 2017
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"Looking beyond opioids for safer pain relief"
Chemical & Engineering News, By Bethany Halford, November 13, 2017
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"Researchers are closing in on objective ways to measure pain"
APA Monitor, By Kristen Weir, November 01, 2017
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"Dr. Nora Volkow: Opioid Crisis Requires Multipronged Plan"
U.S. News and World Report, By Claire Hansen, October 27, 2017
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"Chronic back pain stem cell treatment could cut need for opioids"
New Scientist, By Andy Coghlan, October 23, 2017
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"Saving the babies of the opioid epidemic"
PBS Newshour, By Laura Santhanam, October 02, 2017
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"Does Your Caffeine Tolerance Go Up When You Have Too Much?"
Self, By Korin Miller, September 11, 2017
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"Part Two: Opioid Crisis 25:00"
Voice of America, By Carol Castiel, September 09, 2017
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"How Science Is Unlocking the Secrets of Addiction"
National Geographic, By Fran Smith, September 06, 2017
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"Part One: America's Opioid Crisis 25:00"
Voice of America, By Carol Castiel, September 01, 2017
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"Brain-altering magnetic pulses could zap cocaine addiction"
Science, By Meredith Wadman, August 29, 2017
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"Fighting the Opioid Crisis with Vaccines and Better Chemistry"
Scientific American, By Dina Fine Maron, August 17, 2017
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"Chemogenetics Doesn’t Work Like Many Thought"
The Scientist, By Kerry Grens, August 04, 2017
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"Treating Heroin Addiction With Heroin: What You Need to Know"
Rolling Stone, By Annamarya Scaccia, July 31, 2017
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"Stoned Plus Buzzed: Mixing Caffeine and Pot Brings New Risks"
Live Science, By Amanda Onion, July 24, 2017
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"Part II: ADAW continues its interview with NIDA Director Nora Volkow"
Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Weekly, By Alison Knopf, July 03, 2017
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"New Hampshire: Ground Zero for Opioids"
U.S. News and World Report, By Casey Leins, June 28, 2017
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"Part I: Interview with NIDA Director Volkow: Medications, opioids and funding"
Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Weekly, By Alison Knopf, June 26, 2017
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"The Role of Science in Addressing the Opioid Crisis"
The New England Journal of Medicine, By Nora Volkow (Director, NIDA) and Francis Collins (Director, NIH), May 31, 2017
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"Dr. Nora Volkow: The Role of Science in Addressing the Opioid Crisis 6:00"
The New England Journal of Medicine, May 31, 2017
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"Health officials vow to develop drugs to curb the opioid epidemic"
The Washington Post, By Lenny Bernstein, May 31, 2017
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"NH Rep. Annie Kuster, health professionals discuss tackling opioid crisis 1:36"
WPTZ-NBC5News, By Helena Battipaglia, May 30, 2017
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"Part 1. A Personal Look at a National Problem"
U.S. News and World Report, By Katelyn Newman, May 18, 2017
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"Part 2. From Punishing Users to Treating a Disease"
U.S. News and World Report, By Katelyn Newman, May 18, 2017
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"Part 3. Can Federal and Community Support Solve the Opioid Problem? "
U.S. News and World Report, By Katelyn Newman, May 18, 2017
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"New potential for marijuana: Treating drug addiction 6:23"
CNN, By Susan Scutti, May 17, 2017
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"Marijuana May Boost, Rather Than Dull, the Elderly Brain"
Scientific American, By Stephani Sutherland, May 10, 2017
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"NIDA introduces the Drugs and the Brain Wallet Card for relapse prevention"
Addiction Now, By Cesar Gamboa, April 23, 2017
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"Overcoming Opioids: The quest for less addictive drugs"
Associated Press (AP), By Marilynn Marchione, April 17, 2017
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"Pregnant teens more likely to smoke pot than other girls"
Reuters, By Lisa Rapaport, April 17, 2017
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"This Is Your Teenager's Brain on Pot 6:00"
Yahoo News, By Molly Triffin, April 17, 2017
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"Local and federal efforts to end America's opioid crisis 5:22"
Fox News, By James Rosen, April 14, 2017
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"Ask Amy: Frustrated! (Marijuana Use and Driving)"
The Washington Post, By Amy Dickinson, April 06, 2017
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"NIH awards three scientists for promising HIV/AIDS prevention"
The Washington Times, By Laura Kelly, April 05, 2017
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"The Runners High"
Runners World, By Caleb Daniloff, April 01, 2017
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"Germany is Taking Away Kindergarteners' Toys to Curb Future Addiction"
The Atlantic, By Sara Zaske, March 28, 2017
radio
"Teen Drug Use Is Declining, But Why? 4:30"
NPR, By Scott Simon, March 18, 2017
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"Are Teenagers Replacing Drugs With Smartphones?"
The New York Times, By Matt Richtel, March 13, 2017
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"Stemming the Opioid Epidemic"
AAMC News, By Eve Glicksman, February 21, 2017
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"More white, Native Americans dying early, study says"
CNN, By Michael Nedelman, January 26, 2017
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"Scientists say they can make a vaccine against heroin. It's an uphill battle"
Philly.com, By Courtenay Harris Bond, January 06, 2017
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"This study could unlock the mysteries of teen brain development"
STAT, By Drs. Nora Volkow and George Koob, January 05, 2017
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"What's Behind the Rise in Cocaine-Linked Deaths?"
U.S. News & World Report, By Kimberly Leonard, January 03, 2017
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"Trending now: Misusing prescription drugs"
Addictionnow.com, By Cesar Gamboa, December 29, 2016
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"A Novel Approach: Fighting Painkiller Addiction at Home"
Associated Press, December 21, 2016
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"UCLA, CHLA study looks at how kids grow up to be successful 2:22"
ABC7.com, By Denise Dador, December 19, 2016
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"Teen drug use is down, survey says"
CNN, December 13, 2016
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"Treating Addiction Within the Health Care System 18:51"
NCQA - National Committee for Quality Assurance, By Nora Volkow, M.D., October 27, 2016
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"Is Marijuana a Gateway Drug?"
The Boston Globe, By David Scharfenberg, September 30, 2016
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"Overdose Antidote Naloxone, Explained 1:34"
The Washington Post, September 20, 2016
radio
"StoryCorps: Fallkinburg-Volkow 5:05"
StoryCorps, By Dan Collison, August 29, 2016
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"What Science Says To Do If Your Loved One Has An Opioid Addiction"
FiveThirtyEight.com, By Maia Szalavitz, July 19, 2016
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"Can Social Media Help Prevent Opioid Abuse?"
Science Magazine, By Maya Smith, July 13, 2016
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"Scientists Race to Understand the Neurochemistry Behind New Street Drugs"
American Chemical Society, By Erika Gebel Berg, June 10, 2016
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"APA TV chats with Dr. Nora Volkow 3:20"
WebsEdge Health, May 17, 2016
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"Breaking Methamphetamine’s Grip"
Chemical & Engineering News, By Erika Gebel Berg, May 09, 2016
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"Dr. Nora Volkow of the National Institute on Drug Abuse 27:41"
Kentucky Educational Television, By John Gregory, May 09, 2016
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"One to One with Bill Goodman: Dr. Nora Volkow 27:41"
The Kentucky Network, By Bill Goodman, May 08, 2016
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"Is Street Drug Flakka Gone for Good? 2:44"
CNN, By Carina Storrs, April 18, 2016
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"As Opioid Epidemic Worsens, Rethinking How Doctors are Taught to Treat Pain 9:26"
PBS NewsHour, By Christopher Booker and Saskia De Melker, April 17, 2016
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"Doctors paved the road to hell with pain pills: Faye Flam"
Chicago Tribune, By Faye Flam, April 08, 2016
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"C.D.C Painkiller Guidelines Aim to Reduce Addiction Risk"
The New York Times, By Sabrina Tavernise, March 15, 2016
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"How the Heroin Epidemic Differs in Communities of Color"
Frontline, By Sarah Childress, February 23, 2016
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"Marijuana Use May Lead to Abuse of Other Substances"
Reuters, By Larry Hand, February 18, 2016
radio
"Opioid Epidemic Gets Treatment Prescription 2:30"
Scientific American, By Steve Mirsky, February 17, 2016
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"Adderall Abuse Continues to Rise Among Young Adults"
Newsweek, By Douglas Main, February 16, 2016
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"Language of addiction itself can hurt, advocates say"
The Boston Globe, By Felice Freyer, February 04, 2016
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"Dramatic Advances in Addiction Research"
Nature Outlook, June 25, 2015
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"Rockburn Presents - Nora Volkow 29:32"
CPAC, By Rockburn, November 08, 2012
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"Chemistry celebration: FDG: Contribution to Our Understanding of Addiction 43:05"
Brookhaven National Laboratory, By Nora Volkow, M.D., October 19, 2012
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"Dr. Nora Volkow 8:19"
Science, By Thomas Lin, June 13, 2011

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