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

Blog Post Archive

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.

Not So Sexy: Tales From a Relapser’s Bed

2 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

In darker periods, I would sleep with some guy in the hopes of making him love me. It would work for a couple of months here and there, but I could only keep ‘sloppy drunk girl’ at bay for so long.

Mexican Mayor Responsible for Disappearance of Students Had Ties to Drug Cartel

2 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Mayor Jose Luis Abarca and his wife Maria have been fugitives since late September.

Illinois Suburb Residents Protest Inpatient Rehab Center

2 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Residents of Englewood are upset about a group of ex-drug offenders moving into their community.

Wife Accuses Wealthy Banker Ex of Embarrassing Drug-Related Behavior in Lawsuit

2 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The sordid allegations against investment banker Sage Kelly are hardly uncommon in the world of Wall Street.

Morning Roundup: Oct. 29, 2014

2 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

George Clinton talks eating soul food on LSD, drunk mom falls into ditch with baby in hand, and Hello Kitty arrested for driving drunk.

Legal Pot Industry Could Outgrow the NFL By 2020

3 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Big Marijuana could rake in tens of billions of dollars by the end of the decade.

New Breathalyzer App Calls Uber If You’re Over the Limit

3 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Breeze can measure your BAC with an electrochemical fuel cell sensor and transmit the results right to your smartphone.

Army Ignored Underage Drinking to Win Over Football Recruits

3 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Army officials turned a blind eye to potential players drinking underage while on a recruiting trip.

Two Bipolar Chicks

3 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Wendy K. Williamson and Honora Rose talk mental illness, drug addiction and their new book.

Jeff Merkley First U.S. Senator to Support Legalizing Marijuana

3 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The junior senator plans to vote "yes" on Oregon's ballot measure to legalize recreational use of marijuana.

Wisconsin State Rep. Opens Up About Daughter's Drug Addiction

3 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Representative John Nygren has been fighting substance abuse both in the state assembly and at home.

California Doctor Accused of Writing Thousands of Illegal Prescriptions

3 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Dan Chan was arrested on 31 counts for writing illegal prescriptions and laundering money.

Morning Roundup: Oct. 28, 2014

3 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Drunk man enters wrong house and gets into bed with stranger, young boy brings parents' drugs to school, and drunk homophobe tackled by airline passengers.

Researchers Link Child Abuse to Higher Risk of Relapse

4 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Addicts with a history of abuse as children could have a greater chance of relapsing while in early recovery.

Synthetic Drug 'Cloud 9' Causes Dozens of Hospitalizations

4 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Michigan parents and state officials are taking action to protect teenagers from the synthetic cannabinoid.

Women Prisoners Are the Unspoken Casualties of the War on Drugs

4 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The United States has a third of the world's incarcerated women behind bars.

Dutch Study Claims Creativity Not Improved By Smoking Weed

4 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Contrary to popular belief, smoking pot might actually inhibit one's ability to create.

My Cat Saved My Life

4 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

More importantly, my cat has taught me that I am indeed worthy and surprisingly lovable despite what my childhood and the adults in it may have taught me.

Is Nalmefene the 'Magic Bullet' for Alcoholism?

4 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

After spending decades in testing limbo, nalmefene may finally prove to be a viable option to curb heavy alcohol consumption.

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