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New Jersey Theater Troupe Acts Out Dangers of Addiction

By John Lavitt

Students in the Garden State can see the drama of drug and alcohol addiction unfold before their eyes. MORE  

Tim McGraw Reveals Former Addictions, Faith Hill Intervention

By McCarton Ackerman

McGraw is the latest country singer to recently open up about his battles with addiction. MORE  

Indianapolis Colts Owner 'Desperately Needs Help' After DWI Arrest

By McCarton Ackerman

Despite his denials, Jim Irsay has been struggling with drug and alcohol addiction for decades, with one fellow owner calling him a 'sick, sick man'. MORE  

Can “Retraining” the Brain Help Addicts?

By Paul Gaita

A new Cardiff University study aims to determine whether or not neurofeedback can help treat alcohol and substance addiction. MORE  

The Words That Shake the Barley

By Hallie Hart Hodenfield

First he drank so much he had to write a memoir. Then he sobered up so much, he had to write about his childhood. Colin Broderick tells The Fix about Northern Ireland, moms and, of course, drinking.  MORE  

Photographer Brings Mongolian Addicts to Light

By Ben Feuerherd

Mikel Aristregi documents homeless addicts in Ulan Bator, where the cold forces them underground. MORE  

Alcohol Is World's Third Leading Cause of Illness

By Valerie Tejeda

Booze causes 5.5% of global injury and disease, even though only 40% of people drink. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 20, 2013

By The Fix staff

Overdose deaths rise for 11th straight year, female smokers at greater risk, and Kate Middleton visits center for recovering addicts. MORE  

How Early Heavy Drinking Hurts the Brain

By Valerie Tejeda

Visual learning and memory are affected long-term. But researchers don't recommend raising the legal drinking age. MORE  

Naomi Campbell Quits Booze and Calms Down

By Ben Feuerherd

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

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Almost half the people beheaded in Saudi Arabia this year were caught smuggling drugs.

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