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'Magic Mushrooms' Show High Success Rate for Smoking Cessation

10 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Though a small study, researchers found that taking psilocybin can have a positive effect on quitting smoking.

Hospital, Again

12 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

We spoke about his other anxieties and how he feels inadequate and how he has such an empty life that he could not be able to go clean and face all his issues because it would be too hard, too painful and take too long.

New Jersey Bill Classifies Drug Addiction as Mental Illness

12 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Strongly supported by parents of children lost to overdoses, Bill A3227 will give judges the power to send addicts to treatment.

Is Food Addiction a Myth?

13 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Some scoff at the idea, others clamor for a cure. Is it an eating disorder, or an actual addiction?

Generic Version of Expensive Hep C Drug Will Be Available in Developing Countries

14 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The $1,000-a-pill hep c treatment will be approximately $10-a-pill in its generic version, but it won't be available in the U.S.

White House Celebrates 25 Years of National Recovery Month

17 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Today the Office of National Drug Control Policy will pay tribute to individuals in recovery with a live streaming event at 2pm EST.

New Statistics Show Prescription Drug Deaths Quadrupled In U.S.

19 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The number of overdoses have skyrocketed in recent years, particularly among older Americans.

The Continuing Adventures of Joe Sober—Freedom!

20 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

My name is Joseph and I am still more sober than you.

Philadelphia on the Verge of Decriminalizing Weed

21 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

After initially scoffing at the idea, Mayor Michael Nutter has finally come to his senses and agreed to sign a bill decriminalizing pot.

Morning Roundup: Sept. 17, 2014

23 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Wide Receiver Josh Gordon pleads guilty to DUI, intoxicated man breaks into home to steal candy, and drunk parents drop baby onto train tracks.

Smoking's Last Frontier

yesterdayHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Our author takes us on a personal tour of nicotine addiction: from prison-recipe smokes using patches, tea, and "blue thunder" to the latest tech innovation in e-cigarette smartphone apps.

Tennessee Man's 911 Call Leads to Drug Charges

yesterdayHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Emergency dispatchers were tipped off about a conversation involving "tiny little pins" in the suspect's body.

Gary Oldman to Produce Silk Road Series for Spike TV

yesterdayHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The series will chronicle the rise and fall of online drug kingpin Ross Ulbricht, aka Dread Pirate Roberts.

Drug Laws Could Change Under an Independent Scotland

yesterdayHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Thursday's referendum could mean a clean break from England's conservative drug policies for left-leaning Scots.

Madison Police Chief Wants To Legalize Pot For Drug Treatment

yesterdayHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Police Chief Mike Koval pointed to Colorado and Washington as examples, though Wisconsin is not likely to follow their lead anytime soon.

NFL Players Union Accepts Revised Drug Policy

yesterdayHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Despite players accepting the deal, tensions remain between both sides.

Cops Use Undercover Students in Drug Busts at UW Campuses

yesterdayHealth / Addiction : The Fix

One student refused to turn snitch and pleaded guilty to drug charges.

Morning Roundup: Sept. 16, 2014

yesterdayHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Toby Keith too drunk to perform in Indiana, chemistry teacher arrested for making drugs, and NY state senator wants to legalize pot for all.

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