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Archived Since:June 10, 2011

Blog Post Archive

Methadone Clinics

last weekHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Addiction to opiates is a serious condition that affects millions of people across the country. In fact, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, the numbers of people who die from a drug overdose from drugs like heroin and prescription pain relievers has been steadily on the rise for the last several years.

Congressional Budget Upends D.C. Pot Legalization

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Maybe the time has come to allow the District of Columbia to chart its own course.

My Son's Love Affair with Opium

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

"I want to marry opium and our children would be Quaaludes and I would be a happy man."

Cali Cartel Scion Pens Book About His Drug Lord Family

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Former cartel head William Rodriguez-Abadia has written a book he hopes will set the record straight.

Ketamine-Based Drugs Could Soon Be Used for Depression Treatment

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The potential to treat patients diagnosed with depression is bound to spark heated debate over the popular club drug's medical use.

An Ounce of Truth and a Pound of Bullshit—Against the Drug War with Ethan Nadelmann

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The Fix Q&A with Ethan Nadelmann—founder of the Drug Policy Alliance—on activism, policy and that TED talk.

Brooke Shields Confirms Crystal Meth Abuse by Andre Agassi In New Autobiography

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

While Agassi revealed that he tested positive for meth, Shields revealed that his problems with the drug went much further.

Pennsylvania School District Scraps Pre-Teen Drug Testing Program

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Parents rebelled against a controversial program that tested kids as young as 10 and 11 years old.

Is There a 'Marijuana Middle'?

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

A recent poll shows that while some may support medical marijuana, that doesn't mean they approve of its recreational use.

Morning Roundup: Dec. 12, 2014

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Marijuana smuggler sues feds over dog bite, New Jersey mayor sees DUI charge dismissed, and Australian attorney wants legal meth.

Standing At The Bar

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

I swapped a bar full of booze for one with weights on each end.

New Study Identifies Part Of Brain That Could Trigger Addiction

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The part of the brain that processes emotion could also help trigger addiction.

Congress Shows Historic Support for Medical Marijuana

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

While Congress has struggled to pass a simple spending bill, they did manage to insert language stopping the feds from interfering.

Teenage Daughter Of 'Real Housewives' Star Yolanda Foster Receives DUI Charge

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The DUI arrest of Bella Hadid is just the latest alcohol-related incident on the popular reality series.

The Courage of the Harm Reduction Therapist

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

A master therapist discusses the things that can keep him up at night in his work with clients who are still using substances.

'French Connection' Heroin Dealer Busted Once Again

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Alfred Catino, who was part of the famous heroin ring from the 1970s, faces new drug charges in Connecticut.

Actor Columbus Short Admits Drugs Led To His Downfall

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

After threatening his wife in a drunken stupor six months ago, the former Scandal actor has come clean.

Morning Roundup: Dec. 11, 2014

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Facebook designing technology to stop drunk selfies, Mitch McConnell liked SNL's drunk parody, and man blames beer-battered fish for 10th DUI.

Men and Women Respond Differently To Smoking Cigarettes, Researchers Say

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Researchers have identified so-called dopamine signatures unique to men and women.

Philadelphia Outpatient Program Uses Movies To Treat Recovering Addicts

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Despite treatment professionals' claims about addiction movies being helpful, many addicts have said they've wanted to relapse after seeing drug use on screen.

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