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Archived Since:June 10, 2011

Blog Post Archive

Addiction Is as American as Apple Pie

2 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

When does something veer off from being normal and accepted to being called addictive? The answer isn’t in our neurosystems.

Designated Driver: Uber and MADD Team Up

5 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Memorial Day driving could be safer this year, due to an unlikely alliance.

How a Computer Can Tell If You’re Drunk

5 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

This could be the start of a Skynet-like takeover of drunk driving enforcement. Or not.

Indiana Teen Dies in Police Custody After Taking Synthetic Marijuana

5 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Kyler Myers died while being transported to the hospital from county jail.

Harlem Choir Using Music to Overcome Addiction and Inspire Others

5 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The Arc Gospel Choir is entirely comprised of former drug abusers.

Incidence of Heroin Fatalities Actually Much Higher Than First Thought

5 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

It’s likely hundreds who have died from heroin overdose are not counted in the latest statistics.

Washington Pot Stores Busted For Selling to Minors

5 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Four out of 22 pot retailers were caught in a statewide sting.

Woman Sues Former Employer After Being Fired While In Rehab

6 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Lucy Dafala claimed she was fired in 2012 for seeking help for her battle with booze.

Morning Roundup: May 22, 2015

6 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Drunk Chris Pratt dispenses bad acting advice, cop shoots two black men for stealing beer, and cocaine charges against Trick Daddy dropped.

Shame Knows Your Name

6 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Shame does not need anyone physically present to become manifest. All we need to do is imagine another being there and there comes shame.

Comedian Craig Gass Talks the Sober Side of Comedy

6 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Cocaine addiction that started in his teens and continued into his 30s threatened to take all of his success away. Now, Gass has now been clean and sober for over 10 years.

Pro-MDMA Group Opens Ecstasy Shop in Amsterdam

6 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The group wanted to show how government regulation is better than the status quo.

High-End Escort Convicted For Killing Google Exec With Heroin Overdose

6 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Alix Catherine Tichelman delivered a lethal dose of heroin to Forrest Hayes in 2013.

Report Highlights Relationship Between Drinking and College Sexual Assault

6 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The problem with alcohol and sexual assault on campus has reached "epidemic" levels.

My Get Well Job

6 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

An unlikely job opportunity has reshaped the way I view myself and the world.

Chicago Treatment Center Uses Gardening to Aid Recovery

6 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Horticulture therapy has long been seen as a great alternative treatment method for addiction.

Exposure to Secondhand Weed Smoke Can Make You Fail a Drug Test, Study Finds

6 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Being subjected to "extreme" amounts of pot smoke could impair non-users.

New Treatment Drug Decreases Desire for Meth, Researchers Say

last weekHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Naltrexone is used to treat alcoholism and opioid addiction, now it’s being tried on methamphetamine users with promising results.

Morning Roundup: May 21, 2015

last weekHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Congressman laughs over sheriff's weed comments, man brings two kids to drug deal, and millenials ditching beer for wine.

Veterans, PTSD and Substance Abuse

last weekHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Substance use begins as the solution, but becomes the problem.

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