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Lack of Self-Control Increases Risk-Taking Behavior, Study Says

By Paul Gaita

Researchers used a video game environment to determine choices made by participants on real-life health issues. MORE  

Condom Use Among College Women Unchanged by Alcohol

By Shawn Dwyer

Despite media depictions of women hopelessly succumbing to risky sexual behavior while under the influence, a new study shows evidence that women can still make good decisions while drunk. MORE  

The 50-Day Boytox

By Melissa Petro

When I hit crisis point as a sober sex addict, I had to detox from all the men in my life and work on my sex inventory. It was hard, but it was worth it. MORE  

Kinky, Sober and Free: BDSM in Recovery

By Rachel Kramer Bussel

Being abstinent from drugs and alcohol doesn't mean forsaking fun. A thriving community testifies that kink and sobriety go together like a fist in a leather glove. MORE  

Study: Promiscuity and Addiction Linked

By Valerie Tejeda

Having multiple sex partners increases risk for substance abuse, particularly among women. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 26, 2013

By The Fix staff

Russian President OK's smoking ban, more sex partners linked to higher addiction risk, and Jennifer Lawrence gets drunk at the Oscars. MORE  

Treating Sex and Drug Addictions All at Once

By Ben Feuerherd

Drug and sex addictions can "fuse" into a single "hybrid" condition, the inventor of a specialized high-end treatment program tells The Fix. MORE  

The Limits of Sexual Healing

By JL Scott

Before I got sober, life was a series of one-night stands. Now I want something both more meaningful and pleasurable—and don't know how to get it. MORE  

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Last February, my oldest friend died of a heroin overdose at the age of 49. He beat me to recovery, and he beat me to death. He also gave a final, drug-alogue interview on my radio show 20 hours before he died.

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