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NIDA is a division of the U.S. National Institutes of Health that collects medical information about drug abuse and the effects of specific drugs. Its main website, http://www.nida.nih.gov/About/AboutNIDA.html, features a variety of materials that includes press releases, newsletters and a variety of research reports. The organization operates a listserv for reporters who cover drug-related topics and can provide experts in the areas it studies.