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Archived Since:June 10, 2011

Blog Post Archive

Tobacco Plants Hold Key To Ebola Virus Cure ZMapp

3 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

With the recent death of Thomas Duncan in Texas, the need for the experimental drug has grown exponentially.

Loose E-Cig Laws Could Mean Fewer Restrictions Later On

3 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

A hodgepodge of state laws could hamper the FDA from enacting federal regulations.

What Living With OCD Is Really Like

3 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

October 5th to October 11th is Mental Illness Awareness Week. One woman's story.

Does Retirement Contribute to Senior Substance Abuse?

3 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

An alarming report states that substance abuse among senior citizens has grown significantly over the last decade.

Cannabis as Addictive as Heroin?

3 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

A new study claims that smoking marijuana can be as harmful to mental and physical health as shooting up heroin.

Drug Overdose Deaths Exceed Traffic Fatalities for the First Time In Minnesota

3 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Despite efforts to curb abuse and to inform the public, the North Star State has been plagued by a number of drug-related problems.

California Proposition Could Reduce Non-Violent Drug Felonies To Misdemeanors

3 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

If approved, Proposition 47 could cause a tidal wave of reform that would see the release of tens of thousands while saving hundreds of millions per year.

Morning Roundup: Oct. 10, 2014

3 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

China bans stars who did drugs from national media, exploding marijuana drinks confuse retailers, and 'Detective of the Year' arrested for DUI.

Walking Drunk: The Perils of Sobriety In The Zombie Apocalpyse

3 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

In honor of the fifth season premiere of The Walking Dead this Sunday, here are some tips on how to survive the zombie apocalypse, one day at a time.

Is There a Biological Cause for Eating Disorders?

3 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

A new study found that a protein made by intestinal bacteria could be the root cause of eating disorders.

Adrian Peterson Admits Smoking Pot, Ordered to be Re-Arrested

3 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The All-Pro running back saw his bail revoked after admitting to smoking marijuana.

Taking The Stigma Out Of Addiction

3 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Addiction—a mental illness or a moral failing?

New York State Lags In Dealing With Gambling Addiction

3 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Despite making more than any other state from gambling, New York lags behind gaming meccas like Nevada and New Jersey in funding addiction treatment.

Eating Disorders Can Start as Early as Grade School

3 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

An alarming new study found that children as young as eight years old displayed eating disorder behaviors like making themselves vomit.

CNN Special Examines Addiction In LDS Church

3 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The documentary special examines whether or not strict Mormon teachings can lead to substance abuse.

Woman Sues DEA For Creating Fake Facebook Account Under Her Name

3 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The DEA used real photos and status updates to trick Sondra Arquiett's friends into incriminating themselves.

Morning Roundup: Oct. 9, 2014

3 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Couple poisons disabled son with alcohol in IV, drunk stripper attacks boyfriend with an axe, and teacher caught smoking heroin near school.

Mate's Trauma Cause Causes Trauma

3 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Gabor Maté's Trauma Theory feels good, but how "good" is it?

Dissecting the Complicated Relationship Between Drug Operations and Terrorism

3 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Roughly half of the Department of State’s 59 officially designated foreign terrorist organizations have been linked to the global drug trade. Those outfits are all vying for a piece of the most lucrative illicit pie on the planet.

Police Shoot and Kill Georgia Man in Raid Over Non-Existent Meth

3 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The killing of 59-year-old David Hooks is the latest in a string of deaths caused by botched police raids across the country.

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