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A study finds teens with anxiety disorder are more likely to abuse drugs at an earlier age.
Bill Clinton vows to cut down on overdose deaths, Colombian "nuns" hide cocaine under habits, and Brooke Mueller is hospitalized for Rx drug abuse.
It's often sold as an alternative to LSD, but what is it, exactly? The Fix asks both experts and users.
It's one thing to be a drunk on the other side of the bar, with unlimited access to free liquor. It's quite another to be working there after 20 years sober.
Video: The discovery of 160 meth labs shows that the industry is still flourishing in rural America.
A convicted cocaine dealer is found to be running a very different kind of business.
How did America get so hooked on prescription pills? And what can we do about it? Join us with our co-hosts Phoenix House on #rxchat!
Dr. Drew Pinsky says he's "tired" of taking the blame for former cast members' deaths.
More than 50 Mexican journalists have reportedly lost their lives while covering the violence.
The rehab-bound actress tells Piers Morgan she's more sober than everyone thinks.
Officials warn against synthetic LSD "n-bomb", vet says marijuana could prolong pets' lives, and Justin Bieber is banned from boozing in Dubai.
The Fix examines the medical, moral and monetary decisions that Alkermes made to bring its drug Vivitrol to market—including a controversial trial in Russia. Are the critics right to cry foul?
The Fix evaluates Vivitrol, the newest anti-addiction drug—actually an injectable form of an old pill. It's definitely better than nothing. But is it $1,100 a month better?
Suicide deaths now surpass car accident deaths, and availability of lethal Rx drugs plays a role.
The heavy metal pioneer, who kicked cocaine and stuck to Heineken, dies at 49.
ChapSticks play an important role in distributing weed behind bars, prisoners tell The Fix.
After a cross-country rehab tour, LiLo finally settles on an acceptable locale for her mandated 90 days.
Officials consider charging two lost hikers for their $160,000 rescue operation after meth was found in their car.
During his visit to Mexico, Obama focuses on the economy and downplays recent tensions.
Would-be assassin wanted to "punish" Obama over drug policy, the public hands in 371 tons of unused Rx drugs, and "Billy the Exterminator" is guilty of synthetic pot possession.