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Morning Roundup: January 10, 2013

By The Fix staff

Eating disorders linked to drug use, CDC targets LGBT community with anti-smoking ads, and South Korea combats Internet addiction with horses. MORE  

Morning Roundup: December 12, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Experts want ignition interlock devices for all convicted drunk drivers, drug smugglers increasingly take to the seas, and Jimmy Carter backs legal pot. MORE  

Millionaire's Nose Collapses From Cocaine Use

By McCarton Ackerman

A jail-bound British property developer retired at 36, then filled his free time with the drug. MORE  

Rx Drug Abuse Is Falling, Shows National Survey

By Chrisanne Grise

There's a long way to go, but the misuse of prescription drugs fell in 2011. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 12, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Gruesome images can't be used on cigarette packs in New York, alcohol may ward off rheumatoid arthritis and osteoporosis, and Around The World in 80 Plates host Cat Cora faces DUI charge. MORE  

Opana Abuse Overtakes Oxy

By McCarton Ackerman

The crushable pill has replaced OxyContin as the most abused prescription painkiller in the US. MORE  

More Teen Rx Addicts Switch to Smack

By Gabrielle Wuhl

Young painkiller addicts often "graduate" to cheaper, more intense heroin. MORE  

Conservative Org Accuses Bryson of DUI

By Gabrielle Wuhl

American Crossroads tweeted that alcohol caused the US commerce secretary's string of hit-and-run accidents. MORE  

Does Charlie Sheen Regret "Winning"?

By Gabrielle Wuhl

Charlie Sheen sounds a more conciliatory note in his latest interview, admitting, "I was in total denial." MORE  

Teen Mom Opts for Jail Over Rehab

By McCarton Ackerman

Experts say Amber Portwood's decision to take five years' prison instead of treatment "will scar her for life." MORE  

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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, appealing and commendable 4.5 star (our system doesn't yet show the 1/2 star) San Diego rehab has a program for you. 

Reflections
 
 
 
 

This exclusive Northern California rehab is all about client choice—as well as golf outings, Buddhist field trips and keeping up with the office.

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What you need to know when choosing an addiction treatment center.

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