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Morning Roundup: February 13, 2013

By The Fix staff

Russia bans smoking in public places, a Coca-Cola addict's death harms Coca-Cola's "healthy" image, and Bruce Willis talks about his ex-sobriety. MORE  

Mindy McCready Involuntarily Admitted to Rehab

By McCarton Ackerman

The country singer spiraled into substance abuse following her husband's recent suicide. MORE  

Doctors Routinely Miss Signs of Problem Drinking

By McCarton Ackerman

Primary care doctors who rely on instinct alone fail to spot 70% of problem drinkers among their patients. MORE  

Morning Roundup: November 9, 2012

By The Fix staff

Mexico scrambles to change strategy after US pot legalization, energy-drinking soldiers snooze on the job, and Melbourne Cup drunks "heap shame" on Australia. MORE  

The Amazing Story of Lost in Woonsocket

By Luke Walker

The director of an addiction documentary airing this weekend tells The Fix how it changed his life. MORE  

Drinking Their Way to Sobriety

By Bryan Le

A new program in Vancouver serves booze to acute alcoholics while gradually preparing them for detox. MORE  

Early Liver Disease Hits Epidemic Levels in England

By Luke Walker

Liver-related hospital admissions soar, especially among the young. MORE  

Is Your Job Driving You to Drink?

By Kenneth Garger

Working over 50 hours a week greatly increases your chances of becoming alcohol dependent. MORE  

Another Houston Rockets Off to Rehab

By Anna David

Longtime substance abuser Whitney Houston and troubled teenage daughter Bobbi Kristina end up in separate rehab programs. MORE  

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