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Drug Cartels Recruit Child Soldiers

By McCarton Ackerman

Kids as young as 11 are reportedly being dragged into Mexico's brutal drug war. MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 26, 2013

By The Fix staff

Medical marijuana goes even more corporate, French bottled water contains prescription drugs, and Michael Bublé's muse is booze. MORE  

Pot Brownie Sends Seven Elementary-School Kids to Hospital

By Nina Puro

A fifth-grader brings it to school—leading to vomiting, dizziness and confusion. MORE  

Just Say No to Sharing Drug Stories With Your Kids

By McCarton Ackerman

New research suggests using your own past drug stories as a warning is not effective. MORE  

Are We Overmedicating Our Kids?

By Jane Velez-Mitchell

ADHD drugs are overprescribed and easily abused, cautions Fix video columnist Jane Velez-Mitchell. MORE  

Can a Kid with a Cigarette Be Considered Art?

By Bryan Le

A series of vintage-style child smokers aims to challenge viewers' attitudes to the habit. MORE  

Guard Your Rx Meds This Holiday Season

By Bryan Le

The Fix asks an expert for her top tips on safeguarding your pills—and your loved ones—at this time of year. MORE  

Boozy Parents Raise Boozier Kids

By Chrisanne Grise

Kids whose parents drink heavily are twice as likely to drink themselves, a new study finds. MORE  

"Addictive" Smoking Apps Target Kids

By Chrisanne Grise

Experts say that interactive smoking simulators on phones may be more harmful than advertising. MORE  

Kids at Risk for Eating Disorders Have Higher IQs

By Chrisanne Grise

A new study finds cognitive differences in high risk kids, before they develop eating disorders. MORE  

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More College Students Taking ADHD Drugs to Study

The last 10 years have seen a drastic rise in college students taking Adderall or Ritalin in order to boost their productivity in an increasingly competitive environment.

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Columbus Short Allegedly Threatens Wife With Knife While Drunk

The 'Scandal' star was reportedly intoxicated on wine when he threatened to kill his wife and himself over her alleged affairs.

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Coachella Founder Once Ran Pot Smuggling Operation

Thirty years ago, Gary Tovar smuggled marijuana into the U.S. while helping to spur the homegrown industry.

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Edie Falco Talks 'Nurse Jackie' and Sobriety

As the sixth season of the show is underway, star Edie Falco talks about her pill-popping character's relapse as well as her own 20 years of sobriety.

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North Korean Drug Trafficking Causing Addiction Epidemic

While North Korea's hand in drug smuggling is hardly news, a new report shows just how widespread addiction is in the isolated communist nation.

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Rehabilitation Directories

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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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