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Morning Roundup: March 31, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Fourth person dies in SXSW crash, naked man on cocaine found riding tricycle, Philly bans e-cigs in public, and drunk hockey referee has fun on the ice. MORE  

Controversial Painkiller Zohydro Being Geared Up for Release

By McCarton Ackerman

The first pure hydrocodone painkiller approved by the FDA will hit the market this week barring a last-minute repeal. MORE  

Glaxo Announces Plan to Stop Paying Doctors to Push Drugs

By Allison McCabe

The drug giant has paid $3 billion in fines and also faces bribery charges in China, but company execs deny this has anything to do with making the modest change. MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 29, 2013

By The Fix staff

Mexican journalists march against cartel attacks on the press, Egypt opens booze-free resort hotel, and Glee's Cory Monteith completes rehab. MORE  

Penn State Pays Local Bars Not to Serve Booze

By Bryan Le

The school hopes to reduce "State Patty's Day" chaos by keeping bars dry for the weekend. MORE  

Mexican Drug Gangs Intervene in Elections

By May Wilkerson

This weekend's Mexican elections are critical to drug gangs who need local leaders to turn a blind eye. MORE  

TSA Takes Drug Bribes at LAX

By Valerie Tejeda

Airport security personnel accepted cash to let large amounts of cocaine, marijuana and meth through. MORE  

Corruption "Rampant" in Drug Testing Industry

By May Wilkerson

As another multi-million dollar claim is settled, drug testing companies allegedly use many underhand tactics to chase profits. MORE  

TSA Agents and Cops "Took Oxy Bribes"

By Jed Bickman

The DEA busts a network of law enforcement officers who allegedly aided the distribution of large quantities of oxycodone up the East Coast. MORE  

The Quick Fix: A Real-Time Round-Up of Today's News

By Will Godfrey

Medical Experts Say Alcohol Is Obscenely Cheap, Counseling May Not Help Pregnant Smokers Quit, and Medical Marijuana Clinic Owner "Influenced" Voters with Her Free Samples. MORE  

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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.

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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

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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.

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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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