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Morning Roundup: April 22, 2013

By The Fix staff

iPad addiction lands four-year-old in treatment, Puerto Rico might make marijuana legal, and DMX was "tricked" into sharing about his drug use on OWN. MORE  

Are Painkillers a Bigger Problem Than Pain?

By Chrisanne Grise

A poll finds most Americans are more concerned with painkiller abuse than chronic pain. MORE  

Could Brain Stimulation Replace Opiates?

By Sarah Beller

Electrically stimulating the brain may provide drug-free pain management, research suggests. MORE  

Managing Chronic Pain in Sobriety

By Amy Dresner

As a sober addict prescribed Oxycodone, comedian Amy Dresner was careful to follow doctor's orders. Then her disease kicked in. MORE  

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

By Dirk Hanson

Did the Death of Basketball Star Len Bias Start the Drug War?; Tainted Coke Causes Severe Skin Reactions; How Big Tobacco Pitches Menthols to Blacks. MORE  

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A new report shows that Afghan farmers produced a record amount of opium last year.

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