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IQ and Drug Use

By Sarah Bon

Researchers have found that those with high childhood IQs are more prone to illegal drug use as adults. But what does this correlation really mean? MORE  

Teen Painkiller Abuse Drastically Drops In Ohio

By McCarton Ackerman

A survey found that illicit painkiller use among teens has fallen considerably, while heroin, cocaine, and steroid use has also declined. MORE  

Queen Latifah Opens Up On Coping With Alcohol

By McCarton Ackerman

The Oscar-winning artist also details her previous brushes with the law over guns and drug use. MORE  

NYC Pastor Faces Off With Local Drug Users

By Mei Schultz

A pastor receives threats after alerting police to "drug addicted behavior" around his Upper East Side church. MORE  

Elton John Advocates Harm Reduction

By Victoria Kim

He appeals for tolerance for injecting drug users, rather than policies that "show no forgiveness." MORE  

30-Somethings Overdo It on "Club Drugs"

By Victoria Kim

Patients at London's leading club-drug clinic are older than you might expect. MORE  

Diet Soda Rots Teeth "Like Meth and Cocaine"

By Valerie Tejeda

A new study claims a soda habit can damage your chompers as badly as a drug habit. MORE  

Drug Czar Pushes Criminal Justice Reform

By Victoria Kim

Gil Kerlikowske insists that Obama's drug strategy will emphasize prevention, treatment and "smart on crime" policies. MORE  

Drug-Free Brad Pitt Is High on Life

By McCarton Ackerman

The actor says he quit drugs after getting "burnt out" in the '90s. Now he's happier than ever. MORE  

R&B Star Mario Mentors Kids Impacted by Drugs

By Victoria Kim

The Grammy-nominated singer tells The Fix about working with kids who grow up, as he did, with addiction in their homes. MORE  

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The Quick Fix
Man Mistakenly Takes Meth, Walks Into Walmart Naked

A South Carolina man accidentally took methamphetamine, which made him "paranoid" and "crazy" enough to walk into a Walmart wearing nothing but tennis shoes.

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Support On the Rise for Giving Naloxone to Emergency Personnel

Proponents for equipping emergency responders with the lifesaving overdose antidote have become more vocal, with only those on the edges holding on to their opposition.

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Back From the Abyss: The Autobiography of a Low-Bottom Alky

Paid Sponsored Post: Follow Kieran Doherty’s wild ride of a life––from altar boy to rebel to alcohol-fueled criminal… bringing a whole new meaning to hitting bottom.

4/18/14 3:31pm
Eric Holder Optimistic, Cautious About Legal Marijuana

The nation's top law enforcement officer has sounded a conciliatory tone in recent months, though he remains hesitant to fully embrace legal pot.

4/18/14 3:30pm
High Price of Breakthrough Hepatitis C Drug Expected to Decline

Though the price potentially will drop, poorer countries will continue to suffer from the disease until a cheaper generic drug is available for sale.

4/18/14 1:00pm

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How I Forgave the Woman Who Helped My Son Die of an Overdose

She introduced him to the drug that eventually killed him. It took a long time, but eventually I had to treat her the way my son would have wanted.

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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