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Eating Disorders Can Start as Early as Grade School

By Shawn Dwyer

An alarming new study found that children as young as eight years old displayed eating disorder behaviors like making themselves vomit. MORE  

Paranoid Parents Can Rent Drug Dogs to Sniff Out Kids' Stash

By Bryan Le

Parents can call a private drug sniffing dog on their kids...or even their neighbors. And that has some legal experts worried. MORE  

Rep. Luis Gutierrez Says U.S. Drug Addiction Is Fueling Immigration Crisis

By McCarton Ackerman

The Illinois congressman was one of the few people to put the blame for the refugee crisis squarely on the failed drug war. MORE  

Daddy's Girl

By Hal Dresner and Amy Dresner

Turns out Fix columnist Amy Dresner had a pretty supportive Dad throughout her addiction and recovery. MORE  

Parents’ Drug, Alcohol Use Has Huge Influence on Children

By Paul Gaita

Parents who use drugs and alcohol as means of relaxing or celebrating can have a strong influence on children and adolescents. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 22, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Judge accused of stealing cocaine from evidence, creepy high school teacher gets student drunk, and drunk Taiwanese student goes on stabbing rampage. MORE  

Half of 14 and 15 Year Olds Addicted to the Internet, Says Recent Study

By Bryan Le

For many children, it's the last thing they look at before going to bed and the first thing they look at in the morning, if they sleep at all. MORE  

Video Game Addiction - Recent Findings to Blow Your Mind

By Cathy Cassata

Limits should be set on gaming habits to curb bullying, desensitization, and other potential problems. MORE  

Warning Signs: 5 Red Flags in Kids Who Are Susceptible to Addiction

By Marissa Rosado

Be sure your child isn't at risk for addictive behavior by keeping an eye out for these signs. MORE  

Addicted to the Small Screen

By Desiree Bowie

Concern is growing among teachers in the United Kingdom and abroad about children as young as three or four obsessively using tablets and smartphones. MORE  

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