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Video: "Shame" Points Sex Addiction to the Mainstream

By Jennifer Matesa

Director Steve McQueen's new film wows Venice and promises to open up the sex addiction debate. MORE  

A Day For Those Who Died by OD

By Jennifer Matesa

As overdoses across the world soar, thousands of people rally to remember the victims, while trying to prevent more deaths. MORE  

George Soros Unleashes "Methadone Man"

By Jennifer Matesa

A  controversial comic book funded by billionaire George Soros urges addicts to use methadone and buprenorphine to combat withdrawal and AIDS. MORE  

Parents Face New "Facebook Fear"

By Jennifer Matesa

Social networking for teens is a form of "electronic child abuse," increasing the risk of substance abuse, claims CASA chairman of a study released today. MORE  

Rampaging Steroid Addict Tasered to Death

By Jennifer Matesa

A British bodybuilder hooked on steroids and "bath salts" died after cops Tasered him three times to subdue him. MORE  

Stumped NC Cops Pump Public On Prescription Drugs

By Jennifer Matesa

Police plan to prise prescription drug abuse information from North Carolinians with an online questionnaire and a $25 gift card. MORE  

Texas Tech Is Nation's Best College for Students in Recovery

By Jennifer Matesa

College students, the fastest-growing sector seeking addiction treatment in the US, find new help at hand. MORE  

Dubai Mule Full of Heroin

By Jennifer Matesa

Body language and scanners gave away drug mule with no fewer than 95 dime-bags in his stomach. MORE  

Bath Salts Addict Shot Dead by Troopers as Use Rises

By Jennifer Matesa

A fatal hostage situation in Pennsylvania shows how "bath salts" can make users psychotic, expert tells The Fix. MORE  

Aussie Nurses Swipe Drugs and Sell 'Em

By Jennifer Matesa

Hospitals in New South Wales report mass thefts by workers. MORE  

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