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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  

Sending Children Home to Die

By The Fix staff

What's the reality behind children fleeing Central America? Read this only if you are willing to be disgusted and outraged, including with Obama and HIllary. MORE  

Dogging Addiction

By Benoit Denizet-Lewis

My dog Casey has been a big part of my recovery—and in the course of traveling around America together, I found four-legged sober companions have helped many others, from Nic Sheff to sober communities. An exclusive excerpt from Travels With Casey. MORE  

Club Soda—Studio 54 For The Millennials

By Neville Elder

A new movement is bringing nightclubs into the daytime with 7am pre-work raves complete with zero drugs and alcohol. MORE  

Dude, I'm In Recovery!

By Dillon Murphy

A decade ago you couldn't get away from the "Dude, You're Getting a Dell" commercials. Then the pitchman got arrested. Now he's sober. And doing The Fix Q&A. MORE  

Sweet Necessity: The Extent and Perils of Sugar Addiction

By Cathy Cassata

Telling a sugar addict to stop eating sugar is like telling an alcoholic to stop drinking. MORE  

Turning Over A New (Pot) Leaf

By Amy Dresner

My fear was that I would spray this stuff under my tongue and 20 minutes later I’d be listening to The Grateful Dead . . . MORE  

Houses of Meth: Is There One Coming to Your Neighborhood?

By A.J. Dugger III

How public attitudes, Big Pharma and medical insurers all contribute to the continuing rise of meth-labs MORE  

Drug Testing and Racial Profiling

By Cameron Turner

Check out the stats below: whites significantly trump blacks in all drug use except crack. So why do so many employers assume that black job applicants are drug users? MORE  

37 Tons of David Victorson: A Tale of Ballsy Redemption

By Paul Krassner

How a brash and colorful big time outlaw drug dealer addict who smuggled record-breaking amounts of marijuana became a brash outspoken popular healer of addicts and defender of AA.  MORE  

For Comedian Jessica Kirson, Staying Sober Is No Laughing Matter

By McCarton Ackerman

Speaking exclusively to The Fix, comedian Jessica Kirson opens up about the struggles of staying sober while on the road, performing in venues where alcohol is flowing and what keeps her grounded through it all.  MORE  

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The vaccine deprives the brain of nicotine, thereby eliminating the high caused by tobacco.

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Not only is meth use on the rise in Australia, but addicts are becoming younger.

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