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New Ballot Measure Will Require Doctors To Undergo Drug Testing

By McCarton Ackerman

The measure is sponsored by Bob Pack, a California man whose children died in a car crash caused by an addict. MORE  

Morning Roundup: October 30, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Veterans are more likely to seek help for alcohol problems, the Supreme Court will decide if a drug-sniffing dog needs a warrant, and a drunk mistakes Tom Cruise's home for his own. MORE  

"Janus Doctor" Was the Stuff of Patients' Nightmares

By Will Godfrey

A formerly drug-addled surgeon tells The Fix how he would secretly shoot up during surgery and infect his patients' wounds. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 22, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

NYC alcohol-related ER visits double in six years, the Kremlin bans alcohol for Russian athletes and officials at London 2012, and an addicted doctor infects his patients. MORE  

Alcohol Abuse Is High Among Surgeons

By Valerie Tejeda

Surgeons, particularly female ones, are more likely to abuse alcohol than the rest of the population—and mistakes get made. MORE  

Anesthesiologists Run High Addiction Risk

By Hunter R. Slaton

For some docs, the stress of the job, combined with access to powerful opioids, is an Rx for disaster. MORE  

Ten Jobs That Will Drive You to Drink

By Kristen McGuiness

Do certain occupations push people into drug and alcohol abuse? Or are addictive personalities attracted to certain careers? MORE  

The Quick Fix: A Real-Time Round-Up of Today's News

By Will Godfrey

Obama Commutes Crack Prisoner's Sentence, Addicted Doctors Do Better Than Average in Treatment, and New York Vodka Ad Accused of Anti-Semitism. MORE  

Veterinarians With Drug Problems Go Undiscovered, Untreated

By Dirk Hanson

Addicted veterinarians fear being stigmatized and losing their licenses in a profession with few formal programs for dealing with substance abuse. MORE  

The Nurse Jackie Syndrome

By Dirk Hanson

When 140 substance-abusing nurses and pharmacists in California failed their drug tests recently, everyone thought they'd get the ax. Instead, a series of"improper test procedures" will allow them all to keep their jobs. MORE  

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Inquest Confirms Peaches Geldof Had Heroin In Home Before Death

A massive amount of heroin and a wide range of drug paraphernalia were found by police after her overdose death in April.

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Oli Sykes 'F***ing' Thanks Fans for Helping His Recovery

When receiving an APMA music award, the vocalist of Bring Me The Horizon took the opportunity to thank all those who supported him in his recovery from drug addiction.

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New Film Explores Gaming Addiction Behind Tragic Infant Death

The documentary 'Love Child' explores the tragic and unnecessary death of child neglect in South Korea brought on by gaming addiction.

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Brooklyn Principal Charged With Smuggling Heroin Into Prison

Sadie Silver, a respected 20-year veteran, shocked the community where she was born and raised.

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Revised Mississippi Welfare Law Could Punish Children of Addicts

The proposed law would cut off welfare benefits for children if their parents test dirty.

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A Man—With an Eating Disorder

When I tell people I have an eating disorder, I get surprise, sympathy, empathy and laughing-shock: "Men can have eating disorders?”

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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.

The Ultimate Guide to Rehab
 
 
 
 
 

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

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