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Revelation: Philosophy Students Are the Druggiest

By Adam K. Raymond

A University of Cambridge study finds that philosophers use more than their peers. But why? MORE  

The Men and Women Who Clean Up Meth Labs

By Adam K. Raymond

The Fix reports from Indiana, where the American meth epidemic rages on. Those who work to make hazardous homes safe have human pain to deal with, as well as chemical contamination. MORE  

10 Ways Addiction Has Stained the NFL

By Adam K. Raymond

America's most popular sport may not have the PED scandals of cycling, but still bears more than its share of alcohol- and drug-related problems. On the eve of the Super Bowl, The Fix highlights 10 examples. MORE  

Drunk Drug Counselor Drags Man to Death

By Adam K. Raymond

A long-sober Californian counselor's deadly DUI is a tragic example of the lingering specter of relapse. MORE  

"80%" of the Dodgers Were on Drugs

By Adam K. Raymond

Former pitcher and HGH-user Eric Gagne says that previous estimates of MLB drug use were short of the mark. MORE  

45 Self-Portraits on 45 Different Drugs

By Adam K. Raymond

An extreme artist's opus of drug-fueled drawings goes viral. MORE  

The 10 Druggiest Olympic Sports

By Adam K. Raymond

With London 2012 just a week away, organizers say that more athletes will be drug-tested than ever before. It's just as well. The Fix presents 10 Olympic events in which contenders can be counted on to try doping their way to victory. MORE  

Marketing the Munchies

By Adam K. Raymond

From 420-calorie burritos to Taco Bell’s “Fourth Meal” (the one between dinner and breakfast), fast-food companies are pushing products to addicts like never before. In fact, some stoners are getting annoyed by all the attention. MORE  

Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of... Drunkenness?

By Adam K. Raymond

As the nation celebrates George Washington's birthday, The Fix recalls that he and his fellow Founding Fathers were prodigious boozers. How does the first president fare in our (very subjective) ranking? MORE  

"Frog Juice" Powers Race-Horse Cheating

By Adam K. Raymond

South America's waxy monkey tree frog carries an astonishing secret—one that's put to a no-good use in the US. MORE  

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Actor James Garner Once Said ‘Marijuana Should Be Legal’

The 'Maverick' actor was a 50-year pot smoker who had an aversion to alcohol.

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Morning Roundup: July 23, 2014

Lars Ulrich credits Noel Gallagher for quitting cocaine, Shia LaBeouf says Brad Pitt helped him get sober, and daughter of Real Housewives star arrested for DUI.

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Adults Quitting Smoking Prefer Fun-Flavored E-Cigs

Fruity flavors might seem like they're just for kids, but adult e-cig users love them too—and say it helps them quit regular tobacco.

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Florida Pill Mill Doc Gets 15 Years In Prison

Zachary Rose testified against other employees, but was ultimately dubbed a con artist by a district court judge.

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Study Claims Pot Smoking Doesn't Increase Lung Cancer Risk

Despite new evidence, the jury is still out on whether or not weed does contribute to causing cancer.

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A Man—With an Eating Disorder

When I tell people I have an eating disorder, I get surprise, sympathy, empathy and laughing-shock: "Men can have eating disorders?”

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The “beach-house-relaxed” Cliffside Malibu claims to provide an oasis for recovering addicts and alcoholics. And that’s just what you'll get—if you’ve got the cash.

Morningside Recovery
 
 
 
 

For a “rehab near the beach” experience that isn’t quite as costly as similar SoCal competitors, head to this Newport Beach treatment facility.

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Whether you’re interested in the 12 Steps, SMART Recovery, or holistic treatments, this luxurious, appealing and commendable 4.5 star (our system doesn't yet show the 1/2 star) San Diego rehab has a program for you. 

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This exclusive Northern California rehab is all about client choice—as well as golf outings, Buddhist field trips and keeping up with the office.

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What you need to know when choosing an addiction treatment center.

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