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Archived Since:June 10, 2011

Blog Post Archive

Marie Osmond Opens Up On Lifelong Battle With Eating Disorders

last weekHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Marie Osmond faced industry pressure to drop weight when she was just 15 years old.

Morning Roundup: Mar. 16, 2015

last weekHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Drunk driver crashes through Jennifer Aniston's lawn, man shoots friend in beer argument, and plumber finds cocaine flushed by drug suspect.

Is Addiction a Brain Disease?

last weekHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The concept that addiction is a medical disease is now being linked to the drug war—and being challenged—by a number of contemporary theorists.

The Journey of John Phillips

last weekHealth / Addiction : The Fix

John Phillips' public struggles with drugs and alcohol were, in the end, beneficial to the early community of musicians in recovery.

Harm Reduction Treatment Model Helped 10,000 Serious Drug Users

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The non-profit treatment center Exponents has helped over 10,000 with serious drug problems.

Drunk Driver Sues Police Over Forced Blood Draw

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Aaron Mosley was strapped to a chair while a nurse drew his blood.

Cocaine Use Rising Among the Middle and Lower Classes

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

A new study shows that cocaine is not just a drug for the wealthy.

Drunk Secret Service Agents Crash Car Into White House Barricade

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Two senior-level officers further damaged a federal agency already reeling from numerous scandals.

California State Regulators Blocking Excessive Prescribing for Foster and Low-Income Kids

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

State regulators are curbing the excessive prescribing of anti-psychotic drugs to disadvantaged kids.

Morning Roundup: Mar. 13, 2015

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Man becomes drug dealer to buy Apple Watch, mother says pot brownie paralyzed daughter, and drunk man steals CHiPs vehicle.

How The National Institute on Drug Abuse Illuminates the Science of Addiction

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The Fix Q&A with Dr. Nora Volkow, director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse.

Angels Passing Through

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

For a newcomer, a kind gesture from a "just-passing-through angel" can be a lifesaver.

Redefining Fun

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Because we absolutely insist on enjoying our lives.

Study Links Teen Marijuana Use to Memory Loss

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

New research shows that smoking pot can also damage the ability to problem solve and sustain relationships.

World's 'Youngest Drug Mules' Now In Foster Care

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Two preschoolers were used as accessories by family members to smuggle cocaine.

State of Kentucky Sued Over Drug Treatment Policy

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Stephanie Watson is suing the state over her right to take drugs for treating addiction.

Clinical Drug Trial Coordinator Imprisoned for Drug Study Scam

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Clinical trial coordinator Wesley McQuerry falsified an HIV drug study using his own stool.

FDA Warns Chantix Users To Not Drink Alcohol

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Mixing booze with the anti-smoking drug can lead to "unusual behavior."

John Daly Calls PGA Tour's Drug Testing System "A Big Joke"

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The former British Open champion called "bullshit" on the PGA's random drug testing policy.

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