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10 Reasons To Stay Sober

2 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Even when it feels like life is kicking your ass.

Shia LaBeouf Opens Up About His Stint in Rehab

3 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The actor talked about his recovery from alcohol at the Tribeca Film Festival last week.

NIDA Acknowledges Medical Uses of Marijuana for Cancer Patients

5 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The federal agency recently highlighted the benefits, and dangers, of using marijuana.

Weed Operation Ran Out of Pizza Parlor by Man and Grandma Busted by Police

7 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Ryan Brooks was busted with his mother, grandmother, and girlfriend for using his pizza and ice cream parlor as a drug front.

E-cigs Aren’t a Useful Smoking Cessation Tool

Supporters of e-cigareetes often claim the battery-operated products are a useful smoking cessation tool. A study, published online on April 16 in the American Journal of Public Health, suggests this belief is false. University of California, San Diego School of Medicine researchers found that smokers who used e-cigarettes were 49 percent less likely to decrease cigarette […]

E-Cig Use Has Sharply Increased Among Young People

9 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Teens have moved away from traditional cigarettes to vaping in droves.

U.S. Judge Denies Request To Change Marijuana's Schedule I Classification

12 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

U.S. District Judge Kimberly J. Mueller backed down from reclassifying weed.

NBA Will Now Drug Test Players For Human Growth Hormone

14 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Not everybody is happy with the decision made between the league and the player's union.

Morning Roundup: Apr. 20, 2015

15 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Kim Richards arrested for drunk assault on cop, Jarret Stoll busted for cocaine, and drunk Ukrainian teens get hurt sliding down building.

Ask an Expert: Will His Alcoholism Return If He Starts Drinking Again?

22 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Today's question is on whether alcoholism continues to thrive within someone even while they are sober.

Don’t Tell Me When the Next Meeting Is

yesterdayHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Don’t assume that, without the 12 steps, my sobriety must be on its last legs. It’s just plain rude.

The Big Bang Theory...

yesterdayHealth / Addiction : The Fix

....and the alien concepts of honesty, power and self-regulation.

Can People Outgrow Sex Addiction?

2 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Yes, just like they do drug and alcohol addictions. But Dear Prudie doesn’t know that.

Designer Drug “N-bomb” Is Growing in Popularity

With modern technology, it’s become easier than ever before for new drugs to spread across the US. This means parents must be vigilant when it comes to protecting their children. The relatively new synthetic drug 251-NBOMe, or “N bomb,” has been associated with the deaths of at least 17 people in the United States since […]

Opana: The New Opiate of Choice Among Addicts?

  In 1995, the Food and Drug Administration approved the opioid OxyContin for treating chronic pain. The drug netted a quick $45 million in sales its first year on the market. Ten years later, sales of OxyContin ballooned to $3.1 billion and the incredibly powerful drug accounted for a whopping 30 percent of the entire...

Excellus Wrongly Denied Coverage for Addiction, Eating Disorders, New York AG Says

3 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Excellus neither confirmed nor denied Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman's findings.

Columbia Students Could Face Charges After Paying for Drug Deals on Venmo

3 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

A prominent dealer wrote an anonymous op-ed describing rampant drug use on campus.

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