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Erasing Your Traumas

By Jeanene Swanson

Could it be possible to erase memories of "people, places and things" that trigger us, including into addictive behaviors? MORE  

Research Study Finds Addiction in Internet Use

By Shawn Dwyer

Scientists have found a connection between Internet usage and certain addictive behaviors like withdrawal and loss of control. MORE  

Is Addiction a Pathology of Choice?

By Sarah Beller

New research suggests that drug cravings and decision-making are linked in the brain. MORE  

No Longer High Art

By McCarton Ackerman

His band may share the same name as a potent form of alcohol, but Everclear lead singer Art Alexakis has more than two decades of sobriety under his belt. MORE  

Food Cravings: A Quick Guide

By Fionna Agomuoh

Real hunger? Or emotional eating? Knowing the difference can help prevent food addiction. MORE  

The Latest Research on Drugs and Addiction

By Walter Armstrong

Cocaine really depresses lab mice, low-income smokers have the most trouble quitting, and scientists identify biological markers that predict alcohol withdrawal seizures. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 1, 2012

By Will Godfrey

Pot legalization forges ahead in key states, Cops filmed beating Bronx teen during drug arrest, and singer Florence Welch got so drunk she set fire to her hotel room. MORE  

Why Some People Crave Alcohol More Than Others

By Valerie Tejeda

Heavy drinkers' brains release more booze-induced endorphins than other people's. MORE  

The Fix's Week in Science

By Walter Armstrong

Trouble for female alcoholics, new anti-craving drugs, a rise in caffeine addiction, and other medical news. MORE  

Temptations While Traveling

By Melissa Burton

Airports can be dangerous to even the most sober travelers. Melissa Burton white-knuckles it through a recent journey.  MORE  

The Quick Fix
Brain Activity in Rats on PCP Offers Clues to Schizophrenia

When given a dose of angel dust, lab rats displayed changes in their brain chemistry that were comparable to the same changes seen in the schizophrenic brain.

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Everyday Average Couple Accused Of Running Massive Drug Ring

Part of a husband and wife team, Sarah Hannan controlled the finances of an extensive drug operation while on paid maternity leave.

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Global Drug Survey Shows Alcohol Is Most Commonly Used Drug In The World

Far outpacing tobacco and marijuana, alcohol remains humanity's drug of choice.

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Morning Roundup: April 16, 2014

Lindsay Lohan drinks at Coachella, drunk Russian struggles with fence, New Jersey voters more relaxed with weed, and Barbra Steisand not happy with pot comments.

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Twelve Pot Plants Earn Missouri Siblings 15-Year Sentences

Though they claimed it was for personal use, Natalie and David DePriest were handed harsh sentences for cultivating marijuana and intent to distribute.

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Rehabilitation Directories

The Rehab Review
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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