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Filed Under:Health / Addiction
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Archived Since:June 10, 2011

Blog Post Archive

Congressional Bills Could Pave Way for Nationwide Legal Marijuana

13 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The bills were introduced by members of Congress from Colorado and Oregon.

Hookah Smoke as Toxic as Cigarettes, Study Says

16 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Despite carrying the same risks as regular smoke, hookahs remain popular among young people.

Annual Awards Show Highlights Overcoming Stigma of Addiction

20 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Last night's Experience, Strength And Hope Award Show celebrated the connection between entertainment and recovery.

Rob Ford Puts Crack Cocaine Admission Tie Up On eBay

20 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The former Mayor of Toronto continues his long slide into obscurity.

Morning Roundup: Feb. 27, 2015

yesterdayHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Busted stripper claims pills were for bad back, police arrest woman drunk on hand sanitizer, and snowplow driver found drunk on the job.

Are Big Alcohol's Ad Men Targeting Recovering Alcoholics?

yesterdayHealth / Addiction : The Fix

After years of posting about getting sober, I began wondering if the beer ads I was seeing online were part of a deliberate campaign to get me to pick up the bottle again.

MLB Star Josh Hamilton Reportedly Suffers Relapse

yesterdayHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The once feel-good story of Hamilton's recovery from addiction has taken a dark turn.

Making Amends to the Dead

yesterdayHealth / Addiction : The Fix

My sister died in a car crash when she was 18. I owed her a 9th step amends. It wasn't until I visited her grave, that I understood what was happening to me.

Heroin Addict Robs Girl Scouts to Get His Fix

yesterdayHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Cody Phillip Gintz said he was "desperate" to feed his addiction.

American Addiction Centers Goes Public

yesterdayHealth / Addiction : The Fix

American Addiction Centers was brought public and is now growing faster than ever.

House Republicans Warn D.C. Mayor She Could Go to Jail for Legalizing Pot

yesterdayHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Republicans want to jail Mayor Muriel Bowser for enacting a voter-approved law.

Rx Drugs and Obesity Hindering Army Recruitment Efforts

yesterdayHealth / Addiction : The Fix

A whopping 70% of reservists are banned from the military for "mental, moral and physical reasons."

UFC Announces Drastically Revised Drug Policy

2 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Though some UFC fighters support the new measures, others remain skeptical.

Oil Boom Leads to Meth Problem on Native American Reservation

2 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The MHA Nation has seen a frightening rise in crime, drugs, and addiction.

What if We Really Treated Addiction Like the Disease It Is?

2 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

A physician explains how "precision medicine" can lead to comprehensive recovery.

Morning Roundup: Feb. 26, 2015

2 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Spain to crack down on drunk walkers, heroin addict robs Girl Scout, and drunk woman drives to sex tryst with young son.

Pot Activists Enlist Republican Grandma In Legalization Fight

2 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

An 85-year-old Texas Republican is advocating for the legalization of marijuana.

Senator Cory Booker Explains How Drug Law Makes America Less Safe

2 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Booker explained to HuffPost Live how taxpayer money is being wasted on the War on Drugs.

Study Finds Eating Disorders Cost U.K. $23 Billion Annually

2 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

National Eating Disorders Awareness Week in the U.S. serves as a grim reminder that it's a worldwide epidemic.

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