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Taking The Stigma Out Of Addiction

3 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Addiction—a mental illness or a moral failing?

New York State Lags In Dealing With Gambling Addiction

3 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Despite making more than any other state from gambling, New York lags behind gaming meccas like Nevada and New Jersey in funding addiction treatment.

Eating Disorders Can Start as Early as Grade School

3 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

An alarming new study found that children as young as eight years old displayed eating disorder behaviors like making themselves vomit.

CNN Special Examines Addiction In LDS Church

3 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The documentary special examines whether or not strict Mormon teachings can lead to substance abuse.

Woman Sues DEA For Creating Fake Facebook Account Under Her Name

3 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The DEA used real photos and status updates to trick Sondra Arquiett's friends into incriminating themselves.

Morning Roundup: Oct. 9, 2014

3 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Couple poisons disabled son with alcohol in IV, drunk stripper attacks boyfriend with an axe, and teacher caught smoking heroin near school.

Mate's Trauma Cause Causes Trauma

3 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Gabor Maté's Trauma Theory feels good, but how "good" is it?

Dissecting the Complicated Relationship Between Drug Operations and Terrorism

3 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Roughly half of the Department of State’s 59 officially designated foreign terrorist organizations have been linked to the global drug trade. Those outfits are all vying for a piece of the most lucrative illicit pie on the planet.

Police Shoot and Kill Georgia Man in Raid Over Non-Existent Meth

3 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The killing of 59-year-old David Hooks is the latest in a string of deaths caused by botched police raids across the country.

Video Game Scholarship Proves Gaming Addiction Can Pay Off

3 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The rise in popularity if esports has allowed video gamers to channel their energies into something potentially positive.

Is Caffeine Addiction In Your DNA?

3 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

New research has found a direct link between caffeine and genetics.

Sober Abroad

3 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Finding friends in low places.

Georgia Police Conduct Spectacularly Failed Pot Raid Over Okra Plants

3 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

A retired Atlanta man was surprised to find his home raided by heavily armed police complete with helicopter crew.

California Chips Away at the Stigma of Addiction

3 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Some people may never stop using drugs, but they also never stop being human beings.

New Study Links Heavy Drinking to Lower Sperm Quality

3 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The more a man drinks, the lower the sperm count and quality.

Morning Roundup: Oct. 8, 2014

3 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Michael Phelps suspended for six months after DUI, four-year-old passes out mom's heroin at daycare, and drunk man busted for exposing himself to hospital patients.

Biogenesis Founder Has Bail Revoked After Failed Drug Test

3 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

In an ironic twist of fate, Anthony Bosch tested positive for cocaine after helping nearly 20 baseball players get suspended for PEDs.

Neurology Experts Say Risk of Painkillers Outweigh Benefits

3 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The American Academy of Neurology issued a warning about taking powerful painkillers to treat non-cancer conditions.

Clean and Sober in the Emerald Triangle

3 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

You can be sober and grow weed, I'm told. But can a recovering addict like me live next door?

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