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An Audience with Gabor Maté

By Linda Stansberry

According to the rock star of addiction theory, every addict had a traumatic childhood whether they realize it or not. MORE  

How to Make Addiction Treatment Way More Successful - Sage Advice From Two Experts

By John Lavitt

Overall, addiction treatment and public policy toward it is actually regressing despite pockets of progress. Two of America's great researchers answer 12 questions about recovery.  MORE  

A Veteran Addiction Researcher Tells All

By John Lavitt

Whats going on in Iraq and Vietnam with drug addiction? What's up with Obamacare? With research and unlicensed addiction counselors? The word from Dr. Richard Rawson. MORE  

Boozy Genes—The Making of an Alcoholic?

By Jeanene Swanson

The more we learn about the genetics of alcoholism, the clearer it becomes that evidence-based treatment should become the norm. MORE  

A Fix Special Report—The Maddening State of Addiction Research Funding

By Kathleen Phalen Tomaselli

With not enough funding to go around, young (and some old) innovators are being swept aside for supposedly "tried and true" researchers and scientists. Who decides this and at what cost to society? MORE  

Call to Recovering Addicts: Become a "Recovery Hero"!

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The International Quit & Recovery Registry seeks to transform our understanding of addiction, and we need your help. Sign up here! MORE  

Can DNA Sequencing Help Treat Addiction?

By Valerie Tejeda

A researcher says patients' DNA data could soon be used to develop customized treatment. MORE  

Morning Roundup: August 30, 2012

By May Wilkerson

Teen smokers show early signs of heart disease, Canadian casinos tackle gambling addiction, and Prince Harry's naked party may have involved cocaine. MORE  

Are You a Workaholic?

By Fionna Agomuoh

Norwegian researchers have developed a tool to gauge if you're addicted to work: try it out here. MORE  

Memory Manipulation to Help Kick Heroin

By Valerie Tejeda

Researchers claim they can disassociate drug use from getting high, using principles of classical conditioning. MORE  

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