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Morning Roundup: April 23, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Voters fill Cocaine Congressman's seat, drunk father puts daughter in headlock, Florida surgeon general opposes medical pot, and feds say powdered booze an error. MORE  

Teens Reportedly Smoking Coffee to Get High

By Bryan Le

One local news station says that teenage beanheads all over the states are lighting up caffeine sticks for a hallucinogenic rush. MORE  

Can You Actually Overdose on Caffeine?

By Allison McCabe

According to a recent rise in emergency room visits due to caffeine poisoning, yes, you actually can. MORE  

Coffee's Energy Boost Is a Sign That You're Addicted

By McCarton Ackerman

Caffeine's "pick-me-up" could just be the body fighting withdrawal, according to a new study. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 7, 2013

By Victoria Kim

Vermont decriminalizes marijuana possession, IRS officials' cocktail costs were removed from bills, and 2-year-old Toddlers and Tiaras star fiends for "tinker tea." MORE  

Our People in Havana

By James Giuliani

Alcoholics Anonymous in Cuba is the same as everywhere else. Only with more technicolor, enthusiasm and love than I've found anywhere else. MORE  

Suits Get Souped Up on Energy Pills

By Valerie Tejeda

More working professionals are relying on "Nootropics" to get through the week. MORE  

Could Coffee Save Your Liver?

By Chrisanne Grise

A Finnish study suggests coffee may "protect" your liver from booze, if you're a man. MORE  

Coffee Addiction Is No Joke

By Valerie Tejeda

Dave Grohl was once hospitalized for his caffeine habit. That's not uncommon, experts and addicts tell The Fix. MORE  

Video: Are Nicotine and Caffeine OK in Recovery?

By Jane Velez-Mitchell

Fix video columnist Jane Velez-Mitchell explains her attitudes to smoking, coffee and sugar highs in sobriety. MORE  

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