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Smoking More Harmful Than Thought, Says New Study

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Researchers linked smoking cigarettes to five more diseases.

Morning Roundup: Feb. 17, 2015

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Charles Barkley admits being drunk while playing game, bus driver fired after beer-drinking selfie, and drunk man passes out during mugshot.

How Do Federal Drug Courts Work?

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"The intent of drug court is to keep offenders out of prison."

10 Things I Wish I Knew At The Beginning Of Sobriety

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Hindsight is 20/20. Make my hindsight your insight and save yourself the trouble and heartache I suffered.

Circle Tree Ranch

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Circle Tree Ranch provides residential addiction rehabilitation services for men and women over the age of 18, including pregnant women, and parents undergoing drug and alcohol treatment whose children reside with them on the campus. Drug and alcohol rehabilitation programs at this 60-acre ranch emphasize the crucial role of community and family in the recovery process.

The Psychology of Brian Williams

Brian Williams' transgressions result from a key source of male insecurity—not playing on the high school football team. Some men may never overcome this "shortcoming" no matter how famous and admired they become.

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Wasn’t ‘100% Sober' at SOTU

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Ginsberg added to her already notorious reputation by admitting that it was wine, not Obama, that put her to sleep.

Detroit Lions President Tom Lewand Opens Up About His Alcoholism

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Lewand opened up about his struggles and recovery during a candid speech that reflected his renewed faith.

Few Tennessee Welfare Applicants Test Positive for Drugs

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Tennessee adds its name to a growing list of states failing miserably to institute an effective testing program.

David Carr, 1956-2015

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The celebrated journalist and author had moderated a panel with Edward Snowden just hours before he collapsed.

Opium Addiction Continues to Rise in Afghanistan as U.S. Withdraws Troops

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Entire families, including young children, are being ravaged by opium addiction.

Smokers Support Many E-Cigarette Policies

Researchers from Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and Rutgers School of Public Health have identified strong support for a number of e-cigarette policies among smokers. A proposal made by the FDA last April would require e-cigarette makers to register their products with the FDA, make an application to market the devices, use a nicotine […]

Peru Declares No-Fly Zone Over Cocaine Producing Regions

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Peru is still one of the world's top producers of cocaine.

Morning Roundup: Feb. 13, 2015

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Doctors claim more Seattle teens smoking weed, man tries to hide cocaine in beer during traffic stop, and drunk guy slaps police horse.

Ending the Drug War: An Interview with Johann Hari

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The author of Chasing the Scream talks the results of the drug war with us.

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