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Can Food Be Physically Addictive?

By Jane Velez-Mitchell

Fix video columnist Jane Velez-Mitchell talks about cutting out addictive foods, like sugar and white flour. MORE  

Do Recovering Addicts Make the Best Counselors?

By Jane Velez-Mitchell

Fix video columnist Jane Velez-Mitchell says people in recovery are best equipped to help other addicts. MORE  

Is Anyone Completely Sober?

By Jane Velez-Mitchell

Fix video columnist Jane Velez-Mitchell talks about taking it one addiction at a time. MORE  

Why Does My Family Give Me a Hangover?

By Jane Velez-Mitchell

Fix video columnist Jane Velez-Mitchell says preparing for triggering situations can help prevent emotional "hangovers." MORE  

Should I "Come Out" as an Alcoholic?

By Jane Velez-Mitchell

Fix video columnist Jane Velez-Mitchell advises sharing your sobriety slowly, over time. MORE  

Should Recovering Addicts Date Each Other?

By Jane Velez-Mitchell

Fix video columnist Jane Velez-Mitchell discusses the perks and perils of addicts loving addicts. MORE  

Can Sober People Eat Food Cooked in Booze?

By Jane Velez-Mitchell

Fix video columnist Jane Velez-Mitchell says it's better to avoid the risk. MORE  

How Do I Kick a Sugar Addiction?

By Jane Velez-Mitchell

Fix video columnist Jane Velez-Mitchell shares first-hand experience of beating a sugar habit. MORE  

Is Food Addiction Harder to Kick Than Drugs?

By Jane Velez-Mitchell

Fix video columnist Jane Velez-Mitchell says food addiction is tougher to beat, but it's possible. MORE  

The Trick to Sleeping Sober

By Jane Velez-Mitchell

Fix video columnist Jane Velez-Mitchell offers tips for beating night time anxiety without drugs or alcohol. MORE  

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Inquest Confirms Peaches Geldof Had Heroin In Home Before Death

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Sadie Silver, a respected 20-year veteran, shocked the community where she was born and raised.

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The proposed law would cut off welfare benefits for children if their parents test dirty.

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