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URL :http://www.thefix.com/
Filed Under:Health / Addiction
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Archived Since:June 10, 2011

Blog Post Archive

Britain’s Own Prescription Drug Problem on the Rise

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The rise in abuse of certain prescription drugs indicates a U.S.-style epidemic.

Teen Sleep Issues Could Spark Adult Drug and Alcohol Problems

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A new study found that teens experiencing trouble with sleep are more likely to have problems with substance abuse.

1985 Chicago Bears Suffer Consequences of Excessive Painkiller Use

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An upcoming episode of HBO's Real Sports will explore rampant painkiller abuse in the NFL.

Morning Roundup: Jan. 20, 2015

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Gwyneth Paltrow reveals hardest drug she's taken, Snoop Dogg's son says no to weed, and drunk man attempts mailbox sex.

Should I Choose Service or Self-Care?

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AA is all about service, but sometimes helping others conflicts with taking care of myself.

Can Horses and Dolphins Help You Kick the Habit?

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Animal-assisted therapy may not be the first thing you think of when it comes to recovery. It works, but how effectively?

The Aftermath of Addiction: Getting Used to Normalcy in Life

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While our son was getting high, my wife and I got used to living in a tornado of chaos. To us, that became normal. When that tornado finally stopped, the silence was deafening.

Exclusive: New Details Emerge About Audrey Kishline's Death

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Sheryl Maloy-Davis tells The Fix about her friendship with Audrey Kishline after Kishline killed Maloy-Davis's daughter and husband; about the book they wrote together, despite Kishline being too drunk to write; and about her friend's final choice to hang herself.

Nearly 30,000 UK Inmates on Methadone Maintenance Last Year

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A controversial treatment program has started to raise some eyebrows.

Cocaine Antidote Closer to Reality With Latest Research Breakthrough

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Though a potential aid in treating cocaine addiction is on the horizon, don't expect a miracle drug anytime soon.

One Year After Obama-Ordered Release, Former Drug Prisoner Finds New Career

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Reynolds Wintersmith once faced life in prison, but a presidential pardon granted him a new beginning.

Menstrual Cycles Affect Women’s Desire To Quit Smoking

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A study found that hormonal decreases of estrogen can exacerbate withdrawals.

First-Time Patients with Psychosis Often Receive Wrong Drugs

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A new study revealed how first-time patients saw a bad situation turned worse by their own doctors.

Heroin Overdose Deaths Jump 39% Between 2012 and 2013

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Despite new tactics, including the wider use of naloxone, heroin-related overdoses have skyrocketed.

Morning Roundup: Jan. 16, 2015

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Florida tagged as next state that could legalize weed, man charged with DUI fights cops, and roadside drug tests gets okay in UK.

Denver Post Hires First-Ever 'Weed Style Writer'

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Style writer Katie Shapiro will join marijuana editor Ricardo Baca in making history at the Denver Post.

Unintended Consequences: Are We Inadvertently Increasing Heroin Overdose Deaths?

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Have efforts to reduce prescribed opioid overdoses caused a spike in heroin addiction and death? Part One...

Defense May Call PCP Expert in Aaron Hernandez Trial

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Prosecutors want to ban the testimony of an expert on the effects of PCP and marijuana on the brain.

Los Angeles Pill Mill Busted for Issuing More Than 10,000 Illegal Prescriptions

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Authorities busted what they believe was a major source of black market prescription drugs.

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