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Former Physician Posed As Dead Patient To Score Drugs

By McCarton Ackerman

Dr. Kent Swaine previously had his license revoked because of his drug use. MORE  

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  

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Former Playboy Model Sentenced To Jail For Drug Smuggling

Brandi Brandt, who was once married to Motley Crue's Nikki Sixx, was sentenced to prison for six years.

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New Nail Polish Could Detect Date Rape Drugs

The brainchild of four male undergrads, Undercover Colors aims to empower women to protect themselves from horrendous crimes.

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Soldier Who Blamed Chantix for Murder Gets New Trial

Defendant George MacDonald may have been suffering some side effects of Chantix, which include depression, anxiety, suicidal thoughts, and hallucinations.

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Hundreds of Cases Impacted By Drug Analyst's Resignation

Nearly 200 drug cases could be affected after Brenda Frazer was found to not be following proper protocol.

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Morning Roundup: Aug. 29, 2014

Bobbi Kristina's husband Nick Gordon arrested for DUI, son of Detroit Tigers owner busted for cocaine, and Stan Wawrinka barks at drunk US Open fan.

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Rehabilitation Directories

The Rehab Review
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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