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URL :http://www.thefix.com/
Filed Under:Health / Addiction
Posts on Regator:6500
Posts / Week:36.9
Archived Since:June 10, 2011

Blog Post Archive

Father-Son Treatment Center Pioneers Accused of Mass Fraud

1 hour agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Alan and Jason Brand are accused of embezzling millions in Medicaid funds.

Alleged Drug Dealer Arrested For Selling 'Ebola'

3 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

It was only a matter of time until someone used an 'Ebola' stamp.

Morning Roundup: Oct. 24, 2014

4 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

World's top badminton player tests positive for drugs, CHP officer accused of sending himself nude photos of DUI suspect, and drunk man falls into septic tank.

25 to 35-Year-Olds Most Affected by Eating Disorders in Ireland

4 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The new report stresses that eating disorders can affect people of any age, not just teenagers.

Audio of Drunken Palin Family Brawl Released

4 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Just imagine the freak out if one of Obama's daughters drunkenly beat the crap out of somebody.

Actress Elizabeth Peña's Death Caused By Alcohol Abuse

4 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The La Bamba actress died from cirrhosis of the liver due to alcohol.

Racially Biased Pot Arrests Remain Same Under De Blasio

4 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

After campaigning against racial profiling, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio has actually amplified the "unjust" practice.

Macy Gray Says Drug Use Contributed To Career Decline

4 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Gray admitted that fame made her a "massive asshole" and contributed to her descent into drug abuse.

After $7.6 Billion, U.S. Drug War In Afghanistan A Stunning Failure

4 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

A new report shows that Afghan farmers produced a record amount of opium last year.

Morning Roundup: Oct. 23, 2014

4 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Drunk clown arrested for firing pellet gun into street, John McEnroe's son bought baking soda instead of cocaine, and man arrested with 'Ebola' heroin.

Substituting Addictions

4 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Many people will substitute one addiction for another during or after the recovery process from their original addiction. Are these people destined to become addicts for life, battling a never-ending cycle of recovery and relapse?

CIA-Crack Cocaine Scandal Resurfaces in New Film, Documentary

last weekHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Both Kill the Messenger, starring Jeremy Renner, and the documentary, Freeway: Crack in the System, have shined a new light on the Contra-cocaine scandal uncovered by journalist Gary Webb in the 1990s.

Drug Czar Grants Maine $7.5 Million to Tackle Opioid Abuse

last weekHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Nineteen communities in the state will receive federal funds to fight substance abuse.

U.S. Senators Want Stronger Warnings for E-Cigarettes

last weekHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Six Democratic senators wrote a letter to the FDA asking to require labels on all nicotine products, including e-cigs.

New York Times Declares Support for Marijuana Legalization

last weekHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The editorial board threw its considerable weight behind legalization efforts on the ballot this November in Alaska, Oregon, and Washington D.C.

Home Visits Reduce Depression, Drug Use In Pregnant Teens

last weekHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Mothers who participated in home education sessions were less likely to use drugs or exhibit signs of depression.

Austin Music Festival Mourns Latest Molly-Related Death

last weekHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The recent death in Austin is the latest tragedy to strike the music scene.

Morning Roundup: Oct. 14, 2014

last weekHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Naked woman in tree gets meth dealer busted, veteran in wheelchair has prosthetic leg stolen by drunk football fan, and Hermes' Birkin Bags smell like weed.

Habit or Addiction—Who Decides?

last weekHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Most of what we call addictions these days are simply behaviors that get reinforced and lead to adverse consequences.

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