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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  

Morning Roundup: February 11, 2013

By The Fix staff

Australian sports teams face doping charges, eating disorders on the rise in Canada, and Jay Williams says Chicago Bulls players got high before games. MORE  

Kids With ADHD Want Their Meds

By McCarton Ackerman

Highly controversial ADHD medications receive a ringing endorsement from the kids who take them. MORE  

Morning Roundup: August 8, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Binge drinking in Africa surges, Facebook now offers gambling with real money, and Teen Mom star Farrah Abraham faces addiction allegations. MORE  

Should There Be Such a Thing as Addict Pride?

By Maia Szalavitz

People with autism embraced the idea of "neurodiversity" to celebrate their condition as a positive identity, not a disease and disability. Should addicts do the same? MORE  

Kids Ever More Medicated for ADHD

By McCarton Ackerman

A new FDA study yields fascinating stats on the quantities of drugs prescribed to US children and adults. MORE  

Video Game Addiction Wrecked NFL Career

By Fionna Agomuoh

Defensive tackle Quinn Pitcock reveals his ongoing struggle with video game addiction, depression and ADHD.  MORE  

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