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Archived Since:June 10, 2011

Blog Post Archive

Powerful Batch of Heroin in Chicago Led to 74 Overdoses in 72 Hours

11 months agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Could fentanyl be the driving force behind the spike of overdoses?

Yankees Pitcher C.C. Sabathia Calls Time On Season, Enters Alcohol Rehab

11 months agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The news came just the day before the Yankees make a push for their 28th title.

'White Boy Rick' Denied New Sentence After 28 Years Served

11 months agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Richard Wershe vowed to keep on fighting, though the odds are still stacked against him.

Smoking During Alcohol Abuse Treatment Doubles Risk Of Relapse

11 months agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Study findings could potentially play a role in how cigarettes are viewed in rehab settings.

Just Breathe!

11 months agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Nathaniel V. Dust's breathwork for sobriety blows Amy Dresner's mind....

Teenage Son Of Montgomery Gentry Lead Singer Dies Of Drug Overdose

11 months agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Hunter Montgomery was in critical condition before passing away.

Morning Roundup: Oct. 5, 2015

11 months agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Jim Carrey's pills found at girlfriend's suicide, Justin Bieber is clean and sober, and police informant eats heroin.

Why Is It So Difficult to Get Drug Treatment?

11 months agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Numerous rules and eligibility restrictions keep people who desperately need and want addiction treatment from getting it.

Would Lowering Drinking Age Heighten High School Dropout Rate?

11 months agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Over 3.3 million teenagers are expected to graduate this year.

Mexico's President Calls For 'Humane Approach' To Illegal Drugs

11 months agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

President Enrique Peña Nieto has joined the chorus of those who say the drug war's not working.

White House Symposium Focuses On Advancing Addiction Medicine

11 months agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

A historic meeting between several government agencies was held to discuss approaches to addiction medicine.

Crime Down, Health Up After Siberian Village Gives Up Alcohol

11 months agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

A self-imposed booze ban has led to some surprising results in the tiny village of the Sakha Republic.

Ireland Could Make Suboxone Available for Opiate Addicts

11 months agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Irish addicts may finally get access to the medication they need.

Senators Join Forces To Reduce Jail Sentences For Non-Violent Drug Offenders

11 months agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Certain non-violent offenders might benefit from a rare show of bipartisanship.

Morning Roundup: Oct. 2, 2015

11 months agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Kaley Cuoco dumps Ryan Sweeting over painkillers, drunk homeless man plays cowboys and Indians, and drunk woman on plane flashes breasts.

Laila at the Bridge—How to Combat Heroin Addiction in Afghanistan

11 months agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

A new documentary follows a woman's efforts in Afghanistan to fight addiction.

Sex Rehab vs. Alcohol Rehab

11 months agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The shame of seeking help, or even understanding help is needed and available, is likely what causes the average age of one seeking recovery for sex addiction to be several years older than one seeking help for drugs.

Former UN Consultants Convicted for African HIV Drug Scam

11 months agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Two Dutch nationals were caught fleecing the Congo over a life-saving drug.

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