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Drinking While Pregnant Could Become a Crime in England

By Bryan Le

A landmark case could soon decide that moms drinking while pregnant are criminally responsible for what happens to their children. MORE  

Drinking Dads Could Cause Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

By Bryan Le

Everyone knows pregnant moms should stay away from booze, but does that also apply to dads? MORE  

A Drunk Mom Fires Back at Her Haters

By Jowita Bydlowska

I relapsed after having a baby and was drunk for his first year. The memoir I wrote told the awful truth, but that was too much information for many outraged critics. Now I know why. MORE  

Morning Roundup: November 26, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Mexico's president says an end to the drug trade is "impossible," drug smugglers in India and Pakistan use cement bags, and smoking may cause mental decline. MORE  

Cheap, Discreet Pregnancy Tests—At a Bar

By Bryan Le

Campaigners aim to reduce the rate of fetal alcohol syndrome via widespread pregnancy test dispensers. MORE  

Morning Roundup: September 4, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Mexico's president claims drug violence has tapered, Arkansas takes on the medical pot debate, and a pageant winner talks about living with fetal alcohol syndrome. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 25, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Fetal alcohol syndrome linked to behavioral issues in kids, NY truck doles out "weed" lollipops, and the Jaguars' Justin Blackmon pleads guilty to DUI. MORE  

One in 13 Pregnant Women Still Hits the Sauce

By Valerie Tejeda

And 20% of these even binge drink, says a new CDC study. MORE  

Many Women Still Drink Through Pregnancy

By Fionna Agomuoh

Up to 12% of women drink while pregnant—but more moderately than they used to. MORE  

Indian Tribe Sues Big Brewers Over Alcohol Problems

By Jennifer Matesa

An expert tells The Fix what could be done to tackle chronic alcohol-related health problems in Native American reservations. MORE  

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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.

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