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The David Sheff Solution

By John Lavitt

Author David Sheff on the stigma of addiction, the concept of rock bottom, the rise of video game addiction, and how to help the most vulnerable among us, in The Fix Q&A. MORE  

25 to 35-Year-Olds Most Affected by Eating Disorders in Ireland

By John Lavitt

The new report stresses that eating disorders can affect people of any age, not just teenagers. MORE  

United Nations Says Illegal Meth Manufacturing Is Spreading

By John Lavitt

Meth manufacturing has spread in developing countries thanks to lax government regulation and minimal police intervention. MORE  

Joe Biden's Son Discharged From Navy for Testing Positive for Cocaine

By John Lavitt

Hunter Biden tested positive in 2013 and was discharged earlier this year, but only now just a few weeks away from the election does the story break. MORE  

From California to Texas, DEA Cracks Down On Marijuana Wax

By John Lavitt

Despite its extreme potency and the dangers in making it, marijuana wax has been spreading across the country. MORE  

Expensive New Hep-C Drug from Gilead Approved By FDA

By John Lavitt

The new hep-C drug, Harvoni, will combine two medicines while costing a staggering amount of money for treatment. MORE  

Was Adolf Hitler High on Crystal Meth During World War II?

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A dossier compiled by U.S. intelligence has been unearthed and will be the subject of a British documentary later this week. MORE  

Maker of Zohydro ER Submits Resistant-Proof Drug to FDA

By John Lavitt

Under the microscope, pharmaceutical company Zogenix is trying to stave off controversy over its highly-addictive new painkiller. MORE  

Miley Cyrus' ‘Dirty Hippie’ Art Show Featured Illegal Drugs

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The pop singer's display featured a bead-covered bong and tabs of LSD. MORE  

Study Describes E-Cigarettes as Gateway To Illegal Drugs

By John Lavitt

A pair of scientists claimed in the New England Journal of Medicine that electronic cigarettes can alter brain chemistry like cocaine. MORE  

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