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Are Athletes More Susceptible to Eating Disorders?

By Dana Byerly

Athletes face a lot of pressure to stay fit, stay winning and stay in school. The pressure to be invincible can make it harder to get help for the anxiety and associated eating disorders that often result from this perfectionism. MORE  

Olympics Relax Regulation of Pot

By Victoria Kim

Revised global anti-doping policy will make it harder to test for long-term pot use in athletes. MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 17, 2013

By Ben Feuerherd

Conservatives in Congress push for pot reform, smoking slashes real estate value, and Milwakee Brewers pitcher arrested for drunk driving. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 25, 2013

By The Fix staff

Mexican blogger fights drug war with Facebook, Mischa Barton owes $9k to sobriety coaches, and sober St. Patty's Day spreads to Ireland. MORE  

Aussie Olympic Swim Team Accused of "Toxic" Behavior

By Ben Feuerherd

A report blames a sub-par performance on drug use, drunkenness, and social media hijinx. MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 8, 2013

By The Fix staff

Latin America weighs impact of US pot laws, how drinking can destroy your sex life, and "Johnny Football" discovers a booze-loophole. MORE  

Morning Roundup: August 13, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Mexican supreme court official arrested for drug cartel links, man shot in Times Square had history of pot arrests, and Hope Solo stays sober after winning Olympic gold. MORE  

"Post-Olympics Let-Down" May Trigger Addiction

By Valerie Tejeda

Olympians "dependent on exercise" may face depression and substance abuse when the games are over. MORE  

Morning Roundup: August 2, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Mexican generals are charged for cartel ties, going for Olympic gold can be addictive, and Robert Pattinson may be smoking to deal with his broken heart. MORE  

Hope Solo Admits Being Hammered on Today

By McCarton Ackerman

The US Olympic soccer star chalks up her hard-partying to the "extremism" of athletes. MORE  

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