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Columbian Drug Lord Dubbed 'The Rat' Trapped In Spain

10 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Hernan Alonso Villa, known as The Mouse, inherited Pablo Escobar's now-defunct Medellin cartel.

Club Soda—Studio 54 For The Millennials

11 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

A new movement is bringing nightclubs into the daytime with 7am pre-work raves complete with zero drugs and alcohol.

Fish Oil Could Reduce Risk of Alcoholic Dementia

12 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Drinking can cause long-term neurological damage and dementia, but these effects may be prevented with fish oil.

Appeals Court Delays Execution Over Drug Secrecy

14 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

A stay in the execution of Arizona inmate Joseph Wood could find its way to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Can an AA Critic and a 12-Step Advocate Get Along?

16 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

AA critic Juliet Abram chats with author and spoken-word artist Bucky Sinister about why he's so pro-12-steps.

Italian Priest Arrested On Suspicion of Dealing Drugs

16 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Father Stefano Maria Cavalletti was arrested in the midst of flushing drugs down the toilet.

U.S. to Reduce Prison Sentences for Tens of Thousands of Drug Offenders

19 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The obscure U.S. Sentencing Commission has made a decision that could trigger a sea change in how we deal with drug offenders.

Mexican Journalist Accuses Former Presidents of Links to Drug Cartels

20 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Anabel Hernandez has leveled explosive accusations that have resulted in one of the best-selling non-fiction books in Mexico.

Morning Roundup: July 21, 2014

22 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Former Star Wars Ewok caught on camera snorting cocaine, drunk gunman keep investigators from downed airliner, and Scottish mayor banned from town's 36 pubs.

Rescued by the Rescued

yesterdayHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Vector lives because I was taught how to live, and he will recover because of my recovery.

Worth an Ear: Trent Reznor

2 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Spotlight on... Trent RazorIn the early 90s, Trent Reznor became known for being the sole creative architect behind the band Nine Inch Nails. In 1990, Reznor first gained notoriety with the album Pretty Hate Machine, a record that flirted with an aggressive industrial influence made palatable by some solid synth-pop sensibilities.

Racial Differences in Body Perception Can Affect Eating Disorders

3 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

A new study shows that race plays a significant part in the type of eating disorder one can have.

Paranoid Parents Can Rent Drug Dogs to Sniff Out Kids' Stash

3 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Parents can call a private drug sniffing dog on their kids...or even their neighbors. And that has some legal experts worried.

Urban Outfitters Pinpoints Hairroin Salons With Free Hypodermic Pens

3 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Urban Outfitters has teamed up with the NYC Hairroin Salon in glamorizing drug use at a time when heroin has devastated the city.

Medicaid Loophole Restricts Critical Coverage for Many Addicts

3 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The states that have expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act are scrambling to provide treatment for addicts.

Poll Shows Widespread Support For Colorado’s Pot Laws

3 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Yes, even a majority of Republican voters are in favor of the state's legalization effort.

Chronic Pot Use Can Make You Depressed, Study Says

3 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Despite the cliche of happy stoners, a new study has shown that smoking a ton of weed significantly dampens dopamine levels.

Morning Roundup: July 18, 2014

3 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Drunk guy poses as TSA agent and pats down two women, defense attorney admits laundering drug money, and pro-marijuana banking bill passes Republican house.

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