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Blog Post Archive

Morning Roundup: May 14, 2015

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Tom Hardy would've sold his mom for crack, Bethenny Frankel denies anorexia, and Insane Clown Posse cancels tour over DUI.

From Bad To Worse, Part Two

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The tragic ending to Chris Tsacoyeanes' battle with synthetic drugs.

ASAM 2015 Media Award Honors Bess O’Brien For 'The Hungry Heart'

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Bess O'Brien's documentary shines a needed light on the healing power of conversation and basic care in early recovery.

Study Finds Heavy Drinking at Middle Age Increases Stroke Risk

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Researchers found that heavy drinkers in their 50s and 60s suffered strokes earlier in life.

Portia de Rossi Discusses Battle with Bulimia in New Docuseries

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The Arrested Development actress opened up about her struggle in a new online docuseries.

Flakka Is Similar to Bath Salts and More Addictive Than Meth, Says Study

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The little-known drug has been tied to a number of "bizarre" incidents across the nation.

Research Shows Parents Are #1 Resource to Keep Children from Drinking

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

SAMSHA's Talk. They Hear You. campaign encourages parents to talk to their kids about drugs and alcohol sooner, rather than later.

Study Finds Rise In Heroin Use More Pronounced Among Whites

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

While pronounced among whites, heroin use was up among all ethnicities.

Morning Roundup: May 13, 2015

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Ex-NFL star Braylon Edwards busted for DUI, Las Vegas to host cocaine addict convention, and police warn drunks against chasing bears.

I Have an Eating Disorder and I Don't Know How to Feed My Toddler

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

A toddler is a lot like someone with an eating disorder, changing their diet on a whim.

Governor's Ban on Needle Exchange Decimates Indiana Town as HIV Cases Skyrocket

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

A state of emergency has been declared as Scott County, Indiana battles a surge of HIV cases. The Fix reports.

Ronda Rousey Reveals Battle With Eating Disorders and Substance Abuse

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The undefeated UFC champion opened up about her struggles in a new memoir.

Dentist Gives Free Makeover for Recovering Addict

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Dr. James Patterson was recognized in drug court alongside his patient, Jackie Carreno.

Study Shows 40% of Medicaid Patients With Opiate Prescriptions Abuse Painkillers

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The CDC revealed that Medicaid patients are much more likely to be prescribed opiate painkillers.

Narconon Rehab Fined For Wild Claims About Detox Programs

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

An Australian-based Narconon program was hit with a fine for baseless claims about heat therapy curing addiction.

Alcohol Tests on Earthworms May Determine Genetic Link to Alcoholism

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The reaction of worms to alcohol appears to indicate that genetics made some more tolerant than others.

Elvis Presley’s Empty Pill Bottles To Be Sold at Auction

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Bottles that once contained muscle relaxers consumed by Presley could fetch a king's ransom.

Morning Roundup: May 12, 2015

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Ahmad Bradshaw convicted in weed case, salons in CA could serve booze unlicensed, and train passenger hides heroin in foreskin.

How Your Computer Can Help Your Recovery

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

For some people, evidence-based treatments just don't click. Fortunately, modern technology has provided many new options for treatment.

Profile: David Crosby

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

He has cheated death countless times, come back from a debilitating drug habit, and survived several major, life-threatening surgeries. Still, the man survives, and continues to inspire.

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