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

Blog Post Archive

Will a New President Undo Marijuana's Progress?

4 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Whether Hillary Clinton on the left or one of the assorted cast of characters on the right, a new chief executive could change course on weed in 2016.

Global Drug Survey Looking for Participants

4 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

As they do every year, the independent research group is looking to cull drug and alcohol use data for its 2015 survey.

Former Miss USA Tara Conner Opens Up About Getting Sober

4 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Conner has been sober for seven years and is now hoping to help others in their battle with addiction.

Married San Diego Cops Face Seven Years On Drug Charges

4 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Officers Bryce and Jennifer Charpentier were busted for dealing prescription drugs.

America's Senior Addiction Problem

4 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The Fix Q&A with Dr. Damon Raskin and Mrs. Ruth Dent about the addiction epidemic amongst the elderly from a professional and a personal perspective respectively.

Morning Roundup: Nov. 21, 2014

4 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Sharon Stone 'devastated' after nephew's overdose death, drunk man arrested driving stolen bulldozer, and U.S. sanctions Colombia soccer team over drug ties.

Professional Voices—Lift Up The Hood

5 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Can resilience be taught as a skill that can be applied as part of addiction treatment?

Research Shows Cannabinoids Slow Tumor Growth in Aggressive Cancer

5 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

A new study has revealed that cannabis can be used to augment radiation therapy.

Study Suggests Prisons Use Expensive Hep C Drugs

5 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

A study funded by the National Institutes of Health strongly suggested that prisons use the ultra-expensive Sofosbuvir to treat HCV.

Brain Damage Caused By Meth Looks a Lot Like Schizophrenia

5 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Australian researchers found that meth caused the same structural damage seen in the brains of schizophrenics.

'Anthony’s Act' Pushes for 90-Day Minimum In-Patient Drug Treatment

5 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Valerie and Chris Fiore want to change treatment coverage under the Affordable Care Act after losing their son Anthony to heroin.

Rural Alaskan Communities Address High Teen Drug Abuse, Suicide Rates

5 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The scourge of drug abuse and suicide among teens has plagued even the furthest most reaches of The Last Frontier.

Ohio Lawmakers Could Face Random Drug Testing

5 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

While Republicans insist on accountability from people receiving public assistance, they won't require the same from themselves.

Morning Roundup: Nov. 20, 2014

5 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Dave Chappelle may have bought weed from Idris Elba, bars encouraged to boycott drunken SantaCon, and drunk man cuts off best friend's penis.

How to get High in Prison Redux

6 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Because there is always another way to get high, inside or out.

Cri-Help

6 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Cri-Help's no-frills approach to recovery boasts strong results and has led to the facility having a great reputation. You won't be getting a high end luxury experience, but if you're ready to work and do what it takes to get sober, this respected Los Angeles facility may be your best bet.

DEA Investigation Surprises Two NFL Teams

6 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The spot checks performed last Sunday were the clearest indication that the Feds are indeed investigating the NFL over alleged drug violations.

Palm Partners

6 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Alumni rave about the staff at this coastal Florida rehab, and claim that the combination of group therapy, 12-step facilitated groups, and beachside recovery make a winning combination.

Certain Painkillers May Increase Risk of Dying After Stroke

6 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Arthritic painkillers like Celebrex and Lodine have been linked to incidents of stroke.

More Retired Women Are Being Treated for Alcoholism

6 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Over the past five years, there has been a substantial rise in older women recovering from alcohol abuse.

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