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Women Are Not Powerless

By Hallie Hart Hodenfield

Gabrielle Glaser tells The Fix that the rise of women's drinking in America isn't because they're alcoholics—and treating them that way, including by AA, could make it worse. MORE  

Rolling Papers

By McCarton Ackerman

The Denver Post’s new marijuana editor, Ricardo Baca, talks making pot newsworthy. MORE  

Dude, Where's My Smokes?

By Michael Dhar

Nicotine and the teenage brain: New York City targets smoking's favorite victims MORE  

Smile! Your Intervention Was Just Viewed by 18 Million Strangers

By Sarah Peters

When a joke intervention—viewed by 18 million and counting—isn't so funny after all. The true story behind that YouTube viral prank and the troubled alcoholic who inspired it. MORE  

Sexual Healing?

By Amy Dresner

Walking away from that two-legged dope—how sex addiction rattled my early sobriety. MORE  

You Probably Have ADHD

By Allison McCabe

Deceptive marketing and celebrity endorsements have created an ADHD culture, much to the delight of the pharmaceutical companies. MORE  

ZOHYDROGATE: AND HERE COME THE ADDICTS

By John Lavitt

The FDA defied its own experts to approve a new prescription narcotic in a form almost certain to cause addiction and death from overdoses. The Fix investigates MORE  

Youth and Pornography Addiction

By Sarah Peters

Letting teens get their quick fix of sex on the net could cause long-term physiological and psychological damage. MORE  

Forced to Plead Guilty

By Allison McCabe

In a climate of harsh mandatory minimums and overzealous prosecutors, is it surprising that nearly all drug defendants choose to plead guilty? MORE  

Bite Me

By Hallie Hart Hodenfield

TV host Mika Brzezinski wrote a book about food addiction. The Fix shows how the book has nothing to do with addiction, and everything to do with the economy. And vanity. MORE  

Ibogaine Hits Mainstream TV

By Brent McCluskey

In a recent episode of the CIA drama Homeland, a character withdrew from heroin addiction with the use of ibogaine, and the depiction was surprisingly accurate. The Fix digs a little deeper. MORE  

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It's the act of consuming food, not the kind of food that spurs addiction.

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A new study shows that airline pilots are increasingly using both legal and illegal drugs.

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Baltimore's Chris Davis Suspended for Adderall Use

The Orioles slugger was given a 25-game suspension after testing positive for amphetamines.

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Joan Rivers had nothing on the LAPD's "Operation Fashion Police."

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Cliffside Malibu
 
 
 
 

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.

AToN Center
 
 
 
 

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. 

Reflections
 
 
 
 

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

Capo By The Sea
 
 
 
 

Capo By The Sea offers an executive rehab program complete with medical detox and a focus on dual-diagnosis issues, as well as an outpatient option in an environment that exudes the kind of beach house optimism one would expect from an Orange County recovery outfit.

Journey Malibu
 
 
 
 

Want many of the luxury amenities A-listers have come to expect—including an enormous backyard with a pool and patio, an herb garden, a volleyball net and a spectacular vista of the Santa Monica mountains—with a recovery program to match?

The Ultimate Guide to Rehab
 
 
 
 
 

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

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