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Philip Seymour Hoffman's Death Contributing to Greater Naloxone Access

1 hour agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The actor's death has triggered dozens of states to enact naloxone programs and Good Samaritan laws.

Morning Roundup: Oct. 30, 2014

3 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Mike Tyson claims he shared the same drug dealer as Robin Williams, police pull drunk man from burning car, and zombie woman arrested twice for DUI.

Pregnancy and Addiction Treatment

13 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The number of pregnant women who receive treatment for substance abuse is shockingly low, but options do exist.

Divorced or Separated Women Report Higher Stress and More Drug Use Than Men

14 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Women who had ended their marriages reported higher levels of drug and alcohol use as a means to relieve stress.

Banned Drugs Still Found in Weight-Loss Supplements

16 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

A new study shows that banned drugs and even anabolic steroids are still found in dietary supplements and sexual enhancement.

Insurance Companies Will Only Pay for Expensive Hep C Drugs If Patients Are Really Sick

18 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Insurance companies don't seem to care about stopping hepatitus C in the early stages and preventing patients from developing permanent liver damage.

Not So Sexy: Tales From a Relapser’s Bed

19 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

In darker periods, I would sleep with some guy in the hopes of making him love me. It would work for a couple of months here and there, but I could only keep ‘sloppy drunk girl’ at bay for so long.

Mexican Mayor Responsible for Disappearance of Students Had Ties to Drug Cartel

21 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Mayor Jose Luis Abarca and his wife Maria have been fugitives since late September.

Michael Phelps Addictions

Michael Phelps, addict – that’s what some are saying. We have reached a point where none of us are really surprised when we learn that a pro athlete has developed some sort of problem with alcohol, drugs, or gambling. After all, these are people with a large amount of disposable income, not to mention [...]

Illinois Suburb Residents Protest Inpatient Rehab Center

23 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Residents of Englewood are upset about a group of ex-drug offenders moving into their community.

Wife Accuses Wealthy Banker Ex of Embarrassing Drug-Related Behavior in Lawsuit

yesterdayHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The sordid allegations against investment banker Sage Kelly are hardly uncommon in the world of Wall Street.

Morning Roundup: Oct. 29, 2014

yesterdayHealth / Addiction : The Fix

George Clinton talks eating soul food on LSD, drunk mom falls into ditch with baby in hand, and Hello Kitty arrested for driving drunk.

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