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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

Wrestlers Anonymous

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

More wrestlers are becoming open with their steroid stories. Back before testing was taken seriously, it was juice or lose.

Mentally Disabled Inmate Defended by Alcoholic Lawyer Executed in Georgia

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Robert Wayne Holsey's attorney failed to adequately defend his client and was later convicted of misappropriating funds.

New York City Mayor Announces 60% Decline in Pot Arrests

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Mayor Bill de Blasio highlighted the success of a program instituted just last month.

Hungary Lawmakers Support Mandatory Drug Testing of Children

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Despite opposition, the ruling Fidesz party is intent on forcing kids to pee in a cup.

New Credit Union to Address Money Issues of Legal Pot Biz

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The Fourth Corner Credit Union hopes to occupy a void that the banking industry has yet to fill.

Morning Roundup: Dec. 10, 2014

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Charlie Sheen settles custody battle after drunk claims, Oregon man shows up to court with drugs, and police dog takes down drunk man peeing on cop car.

Treating Heroin Addicts With Suboxone Spurs Controversy

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

New Jersey politicians are butting heads with the medical community over the unregulated use of Suboxone to treat heroin addicts.

Most Americans Want Feds to Keep Hands Off State Pot Laws

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

A large majority of Americans like their new pot laws and want the federal government to stay away.

Colorado DUI Case Goes All the Way to Supreme Court

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

A drunk driving case involving a warrantless blood draw may have constitutional implications.

Unarmed Black Man Killed by Police in Suspected Drug Bust

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Rumain Brisbon is the latest victim of a police shooting to spark protest and outrage.

Gang Leader Says Guards Aided Drug Activity In Prison

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Leader of the Black Guerilla Family, Tavon White, ran the Baltimore County Detention Center with an assist from corrupt prison guards.

Study Finds Hookah Smoke Contains Cancer-Causing Chemicals

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Smoking hookah isn't the safe alternative to cigarettes that most people think.

The Trajectories of Addiction

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Who really needs treatment? And how should this be tailored to better incorporate the severity and specificity of addiction?

Morning Roundup: Dec. 9, 2014

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Man fights off muggers with a bag of beer, drug smuggler caught trafficking cocaine in St. Bernard, and man tries hiding heroin inside butt crack.

Utah Sees 400% Increase in Prescription Drug Deaths Over Past Decade

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Even the ultra-conservative Mormon State has been plagued by prescription drug overdoses.

Home-Based Recovery Program Shows Promise in CT

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

A unique approach to recovery has shown some positive results, though the sample size remains relatively small.

Big Tobacco-Style Marketing of Marijuana on the Near Horizon

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Former U.S. Rep. Patrick Kennedy went on NPR to express his concerns about the coming wave of weed ads.

Study Says Marijuana May Prevent Alzheimer’s

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Two separate studies both showed that medical marijuana can be useful in treating the degenerative disease.

Mississippi Welfare Testing Program Records Just Two Positive Results

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Despite the obvious failure, Republican lawmakers believe the expense in time and money is worth it.

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