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R&B Singer Kem Talks Beating Drug Addiction, Homelessness

By McCarton Ackerman

The top R&B artist is giving back to his hometown Detroit with a free concert to benefit the homeless. MORE  

New Study Finds Link Between Gambling and Homelessness

By John Lavitt

The homeless are nine times more likely to have experienced some form of gambling addiction, according to researchers. MORE  

Former Addict Goes From Homelessness To Magna Cum Laude

By McCarton Ackerman

Daney Hill lived under a highway overpass struggling with substance abuse, but she picked up the pieces and earned high honors in college with a degree in business. MORE  

Drunk Directs Traffic in Midtown Manhattan

By May Wilkerson

A homeless alcoholic helps a transit worker catch some shut eye by taking over his duties. MORE  

"Cocaine of the Poor" Plagues Greece

By Sarah Beller

Economic disaster leads to rising use of a cheap, synthetic drug by the nation's homeless. MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 24, 2013

By The Fix staff

College binge drinking boosts risk of heart disease, US citizen was wrongly deported over pot possession, and Madonna's brother arrested after drunken fight with police. MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 1, 2013

By The Fix staff

Painkiller deaths keep rising, UPS pays $40 million over illegal drug shipments, and Madonna's homeless alcoholic brother blames his family. MORE  

Buenos Aires' Homeless Run Their Own Rehab

By May Wilkerson

A groundbreaking center in Argentina is operated by those it serves. MORE  

An Icon Took Me In

By Mara Shapshay

After I hit rock bottom, I went from living in my car to moving into a generous celebrity's mansion. MORE  

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