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Morning Roundup: Sept. 18, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Chinese cops formally arrest Jackie Chan's son, Wes Walker reinstated under new NFL drug policy, and police called to handle drunk skunk. MORE  

'Curly Sue' Child Star Reveals Adult Alcoholism In Blog Post

By McCarton Ackerman

The former child star wrote about her struggle with addiction on the website Lil' Mamas. MORE  

Fish Oil Could Reduce Risk of Alcoholic Dementia

By Bryan Le

Drinking can cause long-term neurological damage and dementia, but these effects may be prevented with fish oil. MORE  

Comic Transformation

By Amy Dresner

With 20 years of sobriety, comedian Ian Harvie looks back on coming out as a lesbian, then as an alcoholic and then as transitioning into a male body in The Fix Q&A. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 5, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

NYT's Maureen Dowd eats pot and freaks out, former Dallas Cowboy in jail for DUI manslaughter could play again, and crime down in CO after legal weed. MORE  

My Name is Steven and I'm Not An Alcoholic

By Steven Quay

Sometimes a wrong diagnosis leads to effective treatment. MORE  

The Introvert’s Guide to Non-Compulsive Drinking

By Aaron Kuchta

If you like drinking a little too much, and don't like talking about your feelings in a self-help group, this is the guide for you. MORE  

Rob Ford Apparently Enjoying His Stay In Rehab

By Shawn Dwyer

The world famous crack smoking Mayor of Toronto feels “great” and looks forward to resuming his campaign for reelection. MORE  

Addictive Relationship Recovery: A Journey of Acceptance

By Julie Louise

Growing up, my parents set up impossible expectations and were prone to unpredictable outbursts. I didn't just become used to it, I began to get a high from emotional roller coasters—and I found it in relationships with addicts. MORE  

Dennis Rodman Leaves Alcohol Rehab, Immediately Relapses, Denies Drinking Problem

By McCarton Ackerman

The former NBA great followed up his disastrous trip to North Korea by refusing to acknowledge that he has a problem with booze. MORE  

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Morning Roundup: Oct. 22, 2014

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