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Filed Under:Health / Addiction
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Archived Since:June 10, 2011

Blog Post Archive

Rahm Emanuel Catching Flak for Wanting to Soften Drug Penalties

3 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The Mayor of Chicago has ruffled the feathers of suburban law enforcement over a proposal to lessen punishment for low-level drug offenders.

The Recovery Clichés

3 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Smug solutions—the shrill, pedantic, annoying and ultimately quite helpful messages of sobriety.

"Generation D" and the Neurological Basis for Digital Addiction

3 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Increasing evidence shows that texting and internet addiction can negatively affect lives. It's time to treat digital dependence as a real diagnosable disorder.

Michael Phelps Is Going to Rehab

3 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The gold medal-winning swimmer stated his desire to seek help in a series of tweets.

Colorado Court Considers If Using Marijuana Is ‘Lawful’

3 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The state's supreme court will decide whether or not one can be fired for smoking pot outside of work.

Kew Gardens Increases Tourism With Drug-Themed Exhibit

3 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

A new drug-themed exhibition in London has drawn criticism for promoting drug use.

Study Finds African-Americans Less Likely To Sell Drugs, More Likely To Get Arrested

3 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Despite whites being more likely to sell drugs, African-Americans are being sent to prison for drug offenses at much higher rates.

Morning Roundup: Oct. 6, 2014

3 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Drugged Charlie Sheen allegedly pulls knife on dentist, woman stashes drugs in butt enhancer, and drunk pig starts fight with cow.

Can Non-Monogamy Be Harm Reduction For Sex Addicts?

3 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Let me be clear that I have chosen to give this guy this power and authority and I can withdraw it or break the rules at any time.

U.K. Addiction Treatment Plan For 'Mild Alcoholics' Sparks Debate

3 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Almost a million people in the UK will be eligible for nalmefene.

Five-Year-Old Tests Positive for Cocaine in CA

3 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The child's parents were on the way to a drug deal when police found a half-pound of cocaine right next to him.

The Increasing Importance of Ibogaine's Role in Recovery

3 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

We talk ibogaine with Dimitri Mugianis, a man who used the psychedelic root to cure himself of a 20-year heroin and cocaine habit and now is using it to treat others in Costa Rica.

UMass Student ODs After Campus Police Concealed Addiction

3 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The family of a 20-year-old student learned of his heroin addiction after it was too late.

Miley Cyrus ‘Dirty Hippie’ Art Show Featured Illegal Drugs

3 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The pop singer's display featured a bead-covered bong and tabs of LSD.

Sen. Charles Schumer Urges DEA to Ban Synthetic Drugs

3 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The senator from New York wants synthetic marijuana to become a Schedule I drug.

Mackenzie Phillips Training To Become Drug And Alcohol Counselor

3 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Phillips is starting at the bottom doing intern work like filing and making copies.

Morning Roundup: Oct. 3, 2014

3 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Michael Phelps blew almost twice the legal limit in DUI arrest, drunk man accidentally shoots drunk friend, and man on PCP shot in the ass by police.

She Was Asking For It

3 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Campus rape and the media's "Blame The Victim" movement.

Minnesota Mom on Trial for Giving Son Marijuana for Seizures

3 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Angela Brown faces two years in prison for providing her son with medicine that immediately provided relief for his intense seizures.

Drugs Threaten New $11.5 Million Housing for Veterans

3 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

VanKeuren Square in upstate New York offered homeless veterans a new chance, but became a threat to those in the early stages of recovery.

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