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Sobriety Suits Tim McGraw

By Ben Feuerherd

The country singer says he quit booze five years ago in order to become a better dad. MORE  

Dazed and Confused Star Arrested in Bar Brawl

By McCarton Ackerman

Actor Jason London calls reports of his drunken disorderly behavior "a total f**king lie." MORE  

Naomi Campbell Quits Booze and Calms Down

By Ben Feuerherd

The notoriously ill-behaved supermodel says she's a "different person" now. MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 24, 2013

By The Fix staff

DEA says legalizing pot will promote drug use, health experts warn against boozing in cold weather, and why Katie Couric went public with her bulimia. MORE  

Booze Vaporizer "More Dangerous" Than Drinking

By Liam Delaney

Experts warn that a new alcohol inhalation device, the "Vaportini," is riskier than drinking. MORE  

Beware the Santacon Menace

By Nina Puro

The annual event, which takes place this weekend, prompts well-justified fears of drunken carnage. MORE  

Teen Girls Now Binge More Than Boys

By Chrisanne Grise

Adolescent girls outdrink boys, says a new study—but the influence of older boys could be to blame. MORE  

Ask Maia: Switching Addictions

By Maia Szalavitz

Turning on a new addiction in order to turn off an old one may be the right move if you are reducing potential harm. This how-to will help. MORE  

Bullies and Their Victims Abuse Booze More

By McCarton Ackerman

Both parties involved in incidents of bullying at school are more likely to reach for the bottle afterwards. MORE  

Do Smoking Bans Cut Drinking, Too?

By Valerie Tejeda

Alcohol abuse is lower in states that ban smoking in bars, say Yale researchers. MORE  

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