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Archived Since:June 10, 2011

Blog Post Archive

Morning Roundup: July 17, 2015

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Ty Lawson was banned from booze for previous DUI, drunk driver asks cop for directions to McDonald's, and experts claim soda as addictive as cocaine.

Purdue Pharma Wants Data Gathered from Your iPhone

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The developers of OxyContin are looking at new Apple software to use you as data.

House Republicans Shut Down Federal Medical Marijuana Studies

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The Republican party has once again put a roadblock in the way of progress.

Pharmacy Shopping Largely Responsible for Painkiller Overdose Deaths

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Nearly half of all painkiller overdoses came from people who had prescriptions filled at multiple pharmacies.

Can Smoking Actually Make You Gain Weight?

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Though people already prone to overeating may smoke to curb their appetite.

Coping: A Mother's Point of View

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Helping others through my pain comforts me. This is how I cope.

Another Massachusetts Town Takes Groundbreaking Approach to Drug Treatment

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Gloucester isn’t the only town in Massachusetts to take a new approach to addressing drug addiction.

New Animated Short Puts Spotlight On AA

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

A two-minute PSA called Doors focuses on a wide range of voices detailing the abjectness of their alcohol use disorder.

Morning Roundup: July 16, 2015

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

President Obama alludes to Cosby rape, drunk NHL star crashes into Tim Hortons, and footage of El Chapo's escape emerges.

Colorado Board of Health Votes Against Medical Marijuana for PTSD

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

This is the third time the Colorado Board of Health has rejected the proposal.

Drug Czar Writes Intimate Blog About Addiction and Public Health

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

With Obama’s power of clemency comes time to reflect on how we criminalize and punish those who suffer. There is a better way.

First Native American Tribe Prepares to Open Legal Marijuana Business

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Members of the Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe are hoping to launch a lucrative MMJ business.

Arrest Record Shows Amanda Peterson’s Struggle with Drugs, Alcohol

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The would-be star from the 1980s amassed a lengthy criminal record stemming from substance abuse.

Over 600 Churches Unite In Call to End War on Drugs

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Pastor Eric Dupee drafted a resolution to stop the injustice of the drug war that has caused "more harm" than good.

Wealthy NYC Divorcée Accused of Holding Hooker-Filled Drug Orgies In Her Apartment

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Barbara Hudson's activities came to light after filing a lawsuit against a former employee.

Morning Roundup: July 15, 2015

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Donovan McNabb suspended by FOX Sports for DUI, Ken Stabler once planted cocaine on sportswriter, and Birdman throws alcohol at Lil Wayne.

Joe & Charlie: The Other Two Old Drunks

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

We all know it began with Bill W., Dr. Bob Smith and their Big Book. But there were two other old drunks at the center of AA we shouldn't forget.

Insurance Coverage for Substance Abuse Improving But Still Limited

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Legislation is beginning to expand options for families of addicted youth, but significant gaps remain.

Paradigm Malibu

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Highly rated by their teen clients and their families, Paradigm Malibu offers programs for a really wide range of adolescent disorders including: depression, anxiety, personality disorders, substance abuse, behavioral addictions, and eating disorders.

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