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URL :http://www.thefix.com/
Filed Under:Health / Addiction
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Posts / Week:37
Archived Since:June 10, 2011

Blog Post Archive

Why Living a Life Online Can Lead to Addiction

5 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Digital life is less stressful and complicated than the real world. But it's too easy, and can lead the mind toward instant gratification...

Weed Can Reduce Domestic Violence in Married Couples

5 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

It should come as no surprise that there are significantly fewer incidents of domestic violence among weed-smoking couples.

WHO Calls for Stronger Electronic Cigarette Regulation

5 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The World Health Organization also wants a ban of indoor use of the product until conclusive proof that exhaled vapor is not harmful.

Turkey Struggling With Synthetic Drug 'Bonzai'

5 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

A new form of synthetic cannabis has caused a rash of schizophrenia-like behavior and heart failure among users.

Morning Roundup: Aug. 28, 2014

5 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Josh Gordon loses suspension appeal after failed drug test, B-Real does ice bucket challenge with weed, and bus driver caught smoking drugs before crash.

Naloxone Distribution: Saving Lives and Restoring Trust in the Police

5 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Law enforcement departments across the country are finally equipping officers with naloxone—a medication that reverses opiate drug overdose—and teaching them to treat overdose as a medical issue before viewing it as a criminal one.

Dangerous Eating Disorder Behaviors Are Not Exclusive to Rail-Thin Teens

6 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The study showed that eating disorders are not diagnosed early enough when specialists focus exclusively on weight.

DEA Imposes New Rules to Combat Hydrocodone Threat

6 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

It's about to become a lot harder to get prescriptions for hydrocodone-based medications thanks to new DEA rules.

Helping My Wife Survive Childhood Sexual Abuse

6 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

My wife revealed to me that she had been sexually abused by her stepfather. The process of healing has been difficult, but together we are working towards her recovery.

Boston Globe Editorial Calls for End of Heroin Prohibition

6 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

A former New Jersey police officer passionately denounced arresting and imprisoning opiate addicts.

Moderate Drinking Can Sharpen Sense Of Smell

6 days 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

6 days 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 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

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

Morning Roundup: Aug. 27, 2014

6 days 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?

last weekHealth / 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

last weekHealth / 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

last weekHealth / 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

last weekHealth / 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

last weekHealth / 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'

last weekHealth / Addiction : The Fix

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

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