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Majority of ER Overdoses Caused By Prescription Painkillers

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Overdoses caused by prescription painkillers have skyrocketed in the past decade.

Darkcoin Now the Cryptocurrency of Choice for Online Drug Deals

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Move over bitcoin, potcoin, and dopecoin, there's a new cryptocurrency in town.

Professional Voices—Depression: A Drop to Diagnose

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Professional Voices returns to The Fix—Today's Column: The onward march of the medicalization of psychiatry and addiction treatment.

Workaholism Is Harmful to Health and Happiness, Study Finds

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Despite being tagged as a "positive addiction," workaholism has negative consequences for employees and employers alike.

A-Rod Paid Cousin Nearly $1 Million To Keep Quiet About PEDs

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The Yankee slugger reportedly admitted to the league behind closed doors last year that he used steroids and manipulated drug tests.

One In Five UK Drug Users Unaware They Have Hep C

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Despite the high rate of infection in the UK, the rates in the U.S. are even higher.

First-Ever Synthetic Drug Sniffing Dog Will Soon Report For Duty

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The dog was donated by a local Atlanta family who lost their 14-year-old son to synthetic drugs.

Morning Roundup: Nov. 6, 2014

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

DUI suspect tries to eat test results, drunk driver crashes into bar and orders drink, and crystal meth found in child's Halloween candy.

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