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'X-Men' Director Accused Of Drugging, Raping Teenage Boy

13 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Bryan Singer has been accused of using drugs and alcohol to sexually assault a 17 year old in the late 1990s, charges the director has vehemently denied.

More College Students Taking ADHD Drugs to Study

yesterdayHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The last 10 years have seen a drastic rise in college students taking Adderall or Ritalin in order to boost their productivity in an increasingly competitive environment.

North Korean Drug Trafficking Causing Addiction Epidemic

yesterdayHealth / Addiction : The Fix

While North Korea's hand in drug smuggling is hardly news, a new report shows just how widespread addiction is in the isolated communist nation.

The Rise of Peer-Based Naloxone Distribution Programs

yesterdayHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Lawmakers are finally realizing that restricting access to naloxone is a bad idea; by extending the drug's availability to outreach workers, active drug users, and family members, we save lives.

Treatment Center in India Exposed As Drug Den

2 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

A group of local activists organized a raid on the government-run agency after hearing multiple reports that officials were dealing drugs to patients.

Man Mistakenly Takes Meth, Walks Into Walmart Naked

2 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

A South Carolina man accidentally took methamphetamine, which made him "paranoid" and "crazy" enough to walk into a Walmart wearing nothing but tennis shoes.

Support On the Rise for Giving Naloxone to Emergency Personnel

4 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Proponents for equipping emergency responders with the lifesaving overdose antidote have become more vocal, with only those on the edges holding on to their opposition.

The 10 Craziest Athlete Excuses For Failed Drug Tests

4 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

From conspiracy theories to all-night sex marathons, these star athletes were shameless in trying to escape their positive drug test results – and a few even managed to dodge the bullet.

Eric Holder Optimistic, Cautious About Legal Marijuana

6 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The nation's top law enforcement officer has sounded a conciliatory tone in recent months, though he remains hesitant to fully embrace legal pot.

High Price of Breakthrough Hepatitis C Drug Expected to Decline

8 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Though the price potentially will drop, poorer countries will continue to suffer from the disease until a cheaper generic drug is available for sale.

Death Penalty Could Be Issued In Drug Conspiracy Case

11 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Three suspects, including the alleged head of an entrenched drug dealing operation, face numerous criminal charges, including homicide.

What is ecstasy used for?

Originally, ecstasy was used as an appetite suppressant or an aid to psychotherapy. Today, it is used recreationally for its psychoactive effects. More on ecstasy use here.

Back From the Abyss: The Autobiography of a Low-Bottom Alky

13 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Paid Sponsored Post: Follow Kieran Doherty’s wild ride of a life––from altar boy to rebel to alcohol-fueled criminal… bringing a whole new meaning to hitting bottom.

Morning Roundup: April 18, 2014

14 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

'Edward Cocaine' arrested for possession, pot biz in CO will fire employees for toking up, London tube driver drunk, and DEA makes big heroin bust.

Columbus Short Allegedly Threatens Wife With Knife While Drunk

yesterdayHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The 'Scandal' star was reportedly intoxicated on wine when he threatened to kill his wife and himself over her alleged affairs.

Coachella Founder Once Ran Pot Smuggling Operation

yesterdayHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Thirty years ago, Gary Tovar smuggled marijuana into the U.S. while helping to spur the homegrown industry.

Edie Falco Talks 'Nurse Jackie' and Sobriety

yesterdayHealth / Addiction : The Fix

As the sixth season of the show is underway, star Edie Falco talks about her pill-popping character's relapse as well as her own 20 years of sobriety.

Help for buprenorphine addiction

Help for buprenorphine addiction includes supervised withdrawal, physical stabilization, and mental health counseling. Learn where to find help and who to ask here.

North Dakota Oil Boom Triggering Spike In Drug Trade

yesterdayHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The flow of oil has triggered a flood of meth and heroin, with the feds seeing triple the number of prosecutions for drugs in recent years.

Morning Roundup: April 17, 2014

yesterdayHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Rob Kardashian denies drug abuse, man huffing paint punches pitbull, bus driver arrested for driving drunk teens, and middle school kid wears 'I [Heart] Weed shirt.

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