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Austin Music Festival Mourns Latest Molly-Related Death

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The recent death in Austin is the latest tragedy to strike the music scene.

Morning Roundup: Oct. 14, 2014

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Naked woman in tree gets meth dealer busted, veteran in wheelchair has prosthetic leg stolen by drunk football fan, and Hermes' Birkin Bags smell like weed.

Habit or Addiction—Who Decides?

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Most of what we call addictions these days are simply behaviors that get reinforced and lead to adverse consequences.

Was Adolf Hitler High on Crystal Meth During World War II?

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

A dossier compiled by U.S. intelligence has been unearthed and will be the subject of a British documentary later this week.

Are Teen Gaming Addicts Physically Healthier?

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Contrary to popular belief, heavy gamers may be less obese than their peers. But they're also more depressed.

The Legacy of Eric Holder

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Despite a tumultuous tenure as the nation's Attorney General he leaves behind a legacy of progressive action toward reforming the criminal justice system and reversing the deleterious repercussions of a failed war on drugs.

Heroin Overdose Death Rates Are On the Rise

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Death rates have increased significantly across the board for both sexes, as well as most age groups and ethnicities.

Florida Proposes Measures to Treat Mentally Ill Inmates

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The Department of Corrections will seek to reform how prisons handle inmates suffering from mental illness.

Pastor Admits To Drug Abuse In Saucy Sunday Sermons

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Alabama pastor Juan McFarland used his pulpit to admit to using drugs and having sex with church members after being diagnosed with AIDS.

China Bans Drug-Using Actors From TV And Film

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

President Xi Jingping has cracked down hard against illegal drugs in recent months

Morning Roundup: Oct. 13, 2014

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Man arrested after cocaine falls out of pocket, British man high on speed caught buggering teddy bear, and CVS may ban candy and soda after nixing smokes.

Two-Time Loser is a Double Winner

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

It's no longer about the drink or the drugs. People obsess me.

Tobacco Plants Hold Key To Ebola Virus Cure ZMapp

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

With the recent death of Thomas Duncan in Texas, the need for the experimental drug has grown exponentially.

Loose E-Cig Laws Could Mean Fewer Restrictions Later On

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

A hodgepodge of state laws could hamper the FDA from enacting federal regulations.

What Living With OCD Is Really Like

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

October 5th to October 11th is Mental Illness Awareness Week. One woman's story.

Does Retirement Contribute to Senior Substance Abuse?

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

An alarming report states that substance abuse among senior citizens has grown significantly over the last decade.

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