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Morning Roundup: December 6, 2013

By Shawn Dwyer

Dustin Diamond talk drugs on Saved By the Bell, recreational pot now a-okay in Portland, former Michigan mayor popped for selling meth, and marijuana can give you man boobs? MORE  

Study: Promiscuity and Addiction Linked

By Valerie Tejeda

Having multiple sex partners increases risk for substance abuse, particularly among women. MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 4, 2013

By The Fix staff

Spanish thieves make off with tons of hash on New Years' Eve, Zambia battles drug addiction, and Frank Ocean is busted for pot possession.  MORE  

Morning Roundup: November 13, 2012

By The Fix staff

Canada could ban generic Oxy, Mexico's drug cartels target those with "specialized skills," and Mitt Romney gets "drunk" on milk in SNL skit. MORE  

Addicts' Dance Troupe Storms the Stage

By Nathan Thompson

Some of these dancing addicts used to beg outside the theaters they now perform in, their director tells The Fix. MORE  

Lindsay Lohan Is a "Homebody" Now

By May Wilkerson

Things seem to be looking up for addiction-troubled LiLo as she soberly prepares to host Saturday Night Live. MORE  

NYC Hosts Hotly-Anticipated Addiction Panel

By May Wilkerson

A free event Wednesday will be a lively forum for the discussion of addiction, recovery and writing about it. MORE  

Old Dutch Junkies Retire Comfortably

By Bryan Le

In this old-folks home, drug users who are "beyond rehabilitation" can do their thing in peace. MORE  

Join Our Valentine's Twitter Chat: 7 pm, February 13!

By The Fix staff

The Fix and Phoenix House team up again on Monday for the latest in our increasingly popular Twitter chats—focusing on relationships and recovery. MORE  

Shocking Study Links Drinking to Sloppy Sex

By Mike Guy

The journal Addiction erases all doubt that consuming more alcohol ups the likelihood of having unprotected intercourse. MORE  

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