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

Blog Post Archive

Syringes Used As Currency In Heroin-Addicted Myanmar

37 minutes agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Heroin sells for as little as one dollar and every home has an addict.

Scott Phillips: You Are What You—

2 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Twenty hours before he died of an overdose, my oldest friend was interviewed on the radio. This is his story.

Mind Over Matter: Psychologist Explains the Biology of Addiction

2 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Dr. Brad Lander has shown how a small part of the brain controlling motivation and pleasure is the key to understanding addictive behavior.

UK Study Finds Punitive Drug Laws Don't Reduce Drug Use

4 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Despite new evidence, the government has no intention to decriminalizing drugs.

Lena Dunham Humorously Bares Her Dark Past in New Memoir

6 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The Girls star revealed her struggles with OCD, sexual abuse, and eating disorders.

Numerous Marijuana Grow Operations Raided In Colorado

9 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Despite marijuana being legal, people are still getting busted in Colorado.

Talking Recovery 2.0 With Tommy Rosen

10 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Recovery 2.0 is a global movement of people who recognize the need for a holistic approach to recovery from addiction, and Tommy Rosen is giving us the scoop.

Morning Roundup: Oct. 30, 2014

11 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Dog helps police bust drug dealer owner, drunk Flybe pilot arrested before flying plane, and respected softball coach caught with crack cocaine.

N.J. Internet Gambling Addiction Is Subject of Rutgers Study

22 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Concerned about the impact of internet gambling, Rutgers will examine who, how, and why people become addicted.

British Teen Petitions Government to Tackle 'Thinspiration' Blogs

yesterdayHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Diagnosed with anorexia, 18-year-old Alice Taylor has recovered from her eating disorder and wants help educating others about the disease.

Fraternity Suspended After Date-Rape Drug Accusations

yesterdayHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The Phi Kappa Psi fraternity at Brown University has been suspended after two students claimed they were drugged and sexually assaulted.

Recovery with a Laugh-Track

yesterdayHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Chuck Lorre and Gemma Baker on the story behind their recovery themed sitcom Mom.

Former Soldier Re-Enlists to Fight Addiction in the Military

yesterdayHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Frank Greenagel has returned to active duty in order to wage war against the growing scourge of drug addiction in the military.

Kentucky Teens Impacted By Drug Abuse Eligible For College Scholarship

yesterdayHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Once again, the Sarah Shay Memorial Scholarship and the Michael Donta Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to high school students affected by drugs.

Philip Seymour Hoffman's Death Contributing to Greater Naloxone Access

yesterdayHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The actor's death has triggered dozens of states to enact naloxone programs and Good Samaritan laws.

Morning Roundup: Oct. 30, 2014

yesterdayHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Mike Tyson claims he shared the same drug dealer as Robin Williams, police pull drunk man from burning car, and zombie woman arrested twice for DUI.

Pregnancy and Addiction Treatment

yesterdayHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The number of pregnant women who receive treatment for substance abuse is shockingly low, but options do exist.

Divorced or Separated Women Report Higher Stress and More Drug Use Than Men

yesterdayHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Women who had ended their marriages reported higher levels of drug and alcohol use as a means to relieve stress.

Banned Drugs Still Found in Weight-Loss Supplements

2 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

A new study shows that banned drugs and even anabolic steroids are still found in dietary supplements and sexual enhancement.

Insurance Companies Will Only Pay for Expensive Hep C Drugs If Patients Are Really Sick

2 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Insurance companies don't seem to care about stopping hepatitus C in the early stages and preventing patients from developing permanent liver damage.

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