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Research Shows Ritalin Causes Long-Term Brain Injury

By John Lavitt

Though still in the research phase, a new study showed that the ADHD drug can potentially cause clinical depression and damage to the frontal lobes. MORE  

Young Women the Fastest Growing Users of ADHD Meds

By Bryan Le

While young boys still dominate the Ritalin and Adderall market, adult women are very quickly catching up. MORE  

Landmark Study Wrongly Claimed Meds Best Treatment for ADHD, Authors Say

By Allison McCabe

Experts now believe that a combination of medication and therapy may yield the best treatment results. MORE  

You Probably Have ADHD

By Allison McCabe

Deceptive marketing and celebrity endorsements have created an ADHD culture, much to the delight of the pharmaceutical companies. MORE  

New Study May Open Doors to Breaking the Link Between ADHD and Addiction

By Allison McCabe

Researchers hope that more effective treatments catering to one’s specific genetic makeup will emerge in the future. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 9, 2013

By Victoria Kim

ADHD drugs don't boost kids' grades, Colorado's recreational pot rules are revealed, and doctor traces Michael Jackson's drug problem back to 1993. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 31, 2013

By Victoria Kim

Former Microsoft manager becomes marijuana mogul, $1 billion in cocaine intercepted en route to US, and UK soda addict dies from massive pulmonary edema. MORE  

Colleges Clamp Down on ADHD Drugs

By Sarah Beller

Rampant abuse of "study drugs" drives many colleges to adopt stricter policies. Students tell The Fix they doubt much will change. MORE  

Will Gaming Addiction Become Official?

By Valerie Tejeda

Experts hope the new DSM will recognize the increasingly common disorder. MORE  

Doctors Warn Against "Study Drugs"

By Valerie Tejeda

Neurologists say ADHD meds should not be prescribed to healthy kids as a study aid. MORE  

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Eric Holder Optimistic, Cautious About Legal Marijuana

The nation's top law enforcement officer has sounded a conciliatory tone in recent months, though he remains hesitant to fully embrace legal pot.

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How I Forgave the Woman Who Helped My Son Die of an Overdose

She introduced him to the drug that eventually killed him. It took a long time, but eventually I had to treat her the way my son would have wanted.

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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.

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For a “rehab near the beach” experience that isn’t quite as costly as similar SoCal competitors, head to this Newport Beach treatment facility.

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Whether you’re interested in the 12 Steps, SMART Recovery, or holistic treatments, this luxurious San Diego rehab has a program for you—if you can tear yourself away from “the most amazing massages ever."

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

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