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Animal Rights Activism in Sobriety

By Sadie Long

Fighting injustice while living by the principles of the Serenity Prayer can be a fine line to tread, I've found. MORE  

Oregonian Creates Beer for Dogs

By Sarah Beller

A beer-loving dog-owner markets "Dawg Grog," a non-alcoholic brew for canines. MORE  

Morning Roundup: December 10, 2012

By The Fix staff

Investigation lifts lid on reckless prescribing, NFL star charged with manslaughter of teammate after "drunk" crash, and unsealed autopsy shows Notorious BIG died sober. MORE  

Drug Dealers Hook Dogs on Heroin

By Sarah Beller

Dealers reportedly inject their dogs with heroin to increase their aggression and make them attack cops. MORE  

It's a Man-Eat-Dog World

By Chrisanne Grise

In the latest "Zombie" attack, a Texas man high on synthetic drugs partially devours the family canine. MORE  

Bizarre Hangover Cure Endangers Rhinos

By May Wilkerson

The demand for ground-up rhinoceros horn in Vietnam—where it sells for more than cocaine—threatens an entire species. MORE  

Indian Ravers Get High on Cobra Venom

By McCarton Ackerman

Pills made from cobra venom are popular with partygoers in India—but not with wildlife activists. MORE  

Owner of Drunk Puppy Banned From Keeping Dogs

By Will Godfrey

A DJ's dog had to be put on a drip for hours. MORE  

Two Dolphins Die of Suspected Ecstasy ODs at Swiss Rave

By Luke Walker

Cops investigate the deaths of two marine mammals after a two-day techno party was held at Switzerland's version of Seaworld. MORE  

Video: Woman Kills Kitty with Heroin Smoke During Cat Fight with Lover

By Kirwan Gray

Heroic rescue measures fail—Did Muffin the cat OD on smack? MORE  

The Quick Fix
Man Mistakenly Takes Meth, Walks Into Walmart Naked

A South Carolina man accidentally took methamphetamine, which made him "paranoid" and "crazy" enough to walk into a Walmart wearing nothing but tennis shoes.

4/18/14 7:30pm
Support On the Rise for Giving Naloxone to Emergency Personnel

Proponents for equipping emergency responders with the lifesaving overdose antidote have become more vocal, with only those on the edges holding on to their opposition.

4/18/14 5:30pm
Back From the Abyss: The Autobiography of a Low-Bottom Alky

Paid Sponsored Post: Follow Kieran Doherty’s wild ride of a life––from altar boy to rebel to alcohol-fueled criminal… bringing a whole new meaning to hitting bottom.

4/18/14 3:31pm
Eric Holder Optimistic, Cautious About Legal Marijuana

The nation's top law enforcement officer has sounded a conciliatory tone in recent months, though he remains hesitant to fully embrace legal pot.

4/18/14 3:30pm
High Price of Breakthrough Hepatitis C Drug Expected to Decline

Though the price potentially will drop, poorer countries will continue to suffer from the disease until a cheaper generic drug is available for sale.

4/18/14 1:00pm

Rehabilitation Directories

Sober Living
How I Forgave the Woman Who Helped My Son Die of an Overdose

She introduced him to the drug that eventually killed him. It took a long time, but eventually I had to treat her the way my son would have wanted.

The Rehab Review
Cliffside Malibu
 
 
 
 
 

The “beach-house-relaxed” Cliffside Malibu claims to provide an oasis for recovering addicts and alcoholics. And that’s just what you'll get—if you’ve got the cash.

Morningside Recovery
 
 
 

For a “rehab near the beach” experience that isn’t quite as costly as similar SoCal competitors, head to this Newport Beach treatment facility.

AToN Center
 
 
 
 

Whether you’re interested in the 12 Steps, SMART Recovery, or holistic treatments, this luxurious San Diego rehab has a program for you—if you can tear yourself away from “the most amazing massages ever."

The Ultimate Guide to Rehab
 
 
 
 
 

What you need to know when choosing an addiction treatment center.

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