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Moderate Drinking Can Sharpen Sense Of Smell

2 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Israeli researchers have found that a few drinks improved an individual's ability to smell, though too many had the adverse effect.

Study Links Medical Marijuana With Reduced Overdose Deaths

4 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Anti-pot advocates are angry that medical marijuana is being presented as a healthier alternative to pills.

Kentucky Inmate Dies From Methadone-Soaked Underwear

6 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Corey McQueary died after another inmate returned to jail with the drug-soaked contraband.

Morning Roundup: Aug. 27, 2014

8 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Sarah Silverman shows off vapor pen before Emmys, cocaine-stuffed tamales seized at airport, and students taught alcohol safety at pub.

Porn Addiction in the Christian Community: Why Are Rates so High?

16 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

For the faithful, porn addiction isn't about how much porn is watched—it's about how guilty they feel when they do it.

Survey Reveals Porn Is Part of Everyday Lives for Teenagers

19 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

New research shows that a majority of teens are being exposed to online pornography every day.

Utah Woman Gets Five Years for Helping Dump Babysitter’s Body

21 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Dea Millerberg was sentenced last week for her 'depraved' actions that led to Alexis Rasmussen's overdose death.

Electronic Cigarettes Tempt Non-Smoking Teens to Smoke

23 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Some say e-cigarettes are saving smokers from regular cigarettes, but they're also dragging teens into the habit.

State Marijuana Taxation Upheld by Courts...For Now

yesterdayHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Despite a Colorado court upholding marijuana taxation, buyers are still at risk for self-incrimination at the federal level.

LDS Church Tackles 'Pornography Addiction'

yesterdayHealth / Addiction : The Fix

A new video released by the Mormon Church hopes to curb the growing problem of porn addiction among its faithful.

Yet Another NFL Player Gets Suspended for Substance Abuse

yesterdayHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Kicker Matt Prater was suspended following a DUI hit-and-run in 2011.

Morning Roundup: Aug. 26, 2014

yesterdayHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Massachusetts officer charged with DUI fatality, New York college student finds cocaine in luggage after flight, and drunk bride orders Taco Bell.

Serena Williams Denies Being Drunk or On Drugs During Wimbledon Meltdown

yesterdayHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The current No. 1 player in women's singles tennis claims she was 'dehydrated' and 'feverish' during a bizarre doubles match with her sister in July.

Down for the Count: The Discipline of Moderation

yesterdayHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Many newcomers to Moderation Management come to find there's a whole lot more counting than they thought. But it's worth it.

Women Can Be As Addicted to Porn As Men

yesterdayHealth / Addiction : The Fix

A study conducted by German researchers found that women show the same symptoms of porn addiction as men.

Big Brother Is Watching You: Paranoia, Surveillance, and the Drug War

yesterdayHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Police have new tech to help them predict and enforce the law better than ever—but that also means enforcing the racial bias of drug arrests faster than ever, too.

Dad Standing Trial for Executing Drunk Driver Who Killed His Sons

yesterdayHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Prosecutors face a lack of evidence and overwhelming support for the grieving father.

Florida's MMJ Initiative Could Send Bong Ban Up In Smoke

2 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Amendment 2 could potentially water down a series of Florida laws designed to stop the sale of drug paraphernalia.

White House Clamps Down on Narcotic Drug Prescriptions

2 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Hydrocodone combination drugs like Vicodin will be reclassified in an effort to reduce drug abuse.

New Drug Acetyl Fentanyl 15 Times More Potent Than Heroin

2 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

A close cousin to its namesake, acetyl fentanyl has been sold on the streets in packages marked as heroin.

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