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ADHD Drug May Help Curb Meth Addicts' Cravings

By Victoria Kim

Replacing meth with ADHD drugs may be the same as nicotine replacement or using methadone to treat heroin addicts. MORE  

Gwyneth Paltrow Cured Courtney Love’s Pill Addiction

By Shawn Dwyer

The Hole lead singer credited the Iron Man 3 actress for helping her kick an Adderall addiction during a particularly trying time in her life. MORE  

ADHD Drugs Could Have Long-Term Consequences On Memory

By McCarton Ackerman

A new study showed that over time cognitive enhancing substances can have a negative impact on the brain's plasticity. MORE  

College Students See No Issue With Using ADHD Drugs To Study

By McCarton Ackerman

For students without ADHD, taking drugs like Ritalin and Adderall have dramatically increased their ability to focus, though sometimes to their own detriment. MORE  

More College Students Taking ADHD Drugs to Study

By Shawn Dwyer

The last 10 years have seen a drastic rise in college students taking Adderall or Ritalin in order to boost their productivity in an increasingly competitive environment. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 16, 2013

By The Fix staff

Sen. Schumer seeks to crack down on "academic doping," Southern pastors want to decriminalize drug use, and Paul McCartney smells weed on-stage at Bonnaroo. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 30, 2013

By May Wilkerson

ADHD medications not linked to drug and alcohol abuse, dieters "smoke" booze to save calories, and Lil' Scrappy seeks help for "out of control" marijuana addiction. 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  

Are We Overmedicating Our Kids?

By Jane Velez-Mitchell

ADHD drugs are overprescribed and easily abused, cautions Fix video columnist Jane Velez-Mitchell. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 4, 2013

By The Fix staff

Adderall-fueled suicide raises concerns over ADHD drugs, ecstasy could save marriages, and Justin Bieber partied with a bottle of codeine. MORE  

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