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Marc Jacobs Was a Heroin Addict—But Not a Fat One

By McCarton Ackerman

The fit fashion icon gives the skinny on his addiction and puts an odd rumor to rest. MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 24, 2012

By May Wilkerson

Columbia seizes two tons of Cocaine from the Farc, fish could repair artery damage from smoking, and acid-influenced celebrities. MORE  

Guns N' Roses Enter Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

By McCarton Ackerman

The founding band members have survived the ravages of addiction—and at least two are now sober. MORE  

Withdrawal With Electricity

By Reina Berger

Many recipients of NeuroElectric Therapy swear by its ability to reduce withdrawal symptoms and enable long-term sobriety. MORE  

Revealed: The Original Artwork of Kurt Cobain

By Cole Louison

Exactly 18 years after the suicide of Kurt Cobain, The Fix unveils five of his original artworks. A dark look into the mind of a tortured heroin addict, they're also ground zero in a battle between Cobain's widow and his publishing company. MORE  

On Location With Faces of Addiction Photographer

By May Wilkerson

Chris Arnade invites The Fix to shadow him for a day of meeting addicts in the Bronx. MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 13, 2012

By May Wilkerson

Florida enforces drug tests for state employees, politicians block heroin treatment for heroin addicts, and smahed horse-and-buggy drivers collide with cops.  MORE  

California Users' Union Fights for Safe-Injection Site

By McCarton Ackerman

A San Francisco group argues that America's first supervised injection facility would bring major health benefits. MORE  

Heroin Hits The Holy Land

By Fionna Agomuoh

East Jerusalem Palestinians blame Jews for mounting drug problems. But a rising tide of Heroin impacts Israelis as well. MORE  

Zanzibar Tries to Kick Heroin Habit

By May Wilkerson

Communities on the Tanzanian island break cultural ground with addict-run sober houses. MORE  

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Eating disorders like anorexia nervosa remain a potent, but silent killer for young women.

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Vietnam Officials Slam 'Failure' Of Community-Based Drug Treatment

Despite offering a cheap way for addicts to get clean, Vietnam's first community-based treatment center has seen most of its patients drop out.

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Drew Bees Drug Tested Twice After Boasts Of Physical Prowess

The New Orleans Saints quarterback was 'randomly' selected for a drug test after claiming he could play till he was 45.

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Morning Roundup: July 29, 2014

Scott Disick swears off booze for Kourtney Kardashian, dozens arrested for drunk incidents at Keith Urban concert, and Chicago alderman arrested for DUI.

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Pakistan Drug 'Clinic' Allegedly Tortured Addicts

A Pakistani clinic run by an extreme Islamic mullah has been shut down after police found patients chained to the ground and forced to recite the Qur'an.

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