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An Addict By Any Other Name

By Vicki Abelson

You can't turn a pickle into a cucumber. I've always been an addict. This is how I stay sober. MORE  

Clean But Not So Serene

By Scarlett Fever

I traded the cop spot for Cheeze Doodles and loosies—until my choices became bleach, Drano or the roof.  MORE  

High-Fructose Corn Syrup "as Addictive as Cocaine"

By Valerie Tejeda

Researchers say addiction to the common ingredient could help explain the obesity epidemic. MORE  

Junk Food Addiction May Start in the Womb

By Chrisanne Grise

Prenatal exposure to sugar and fat makes kids more prone to food addiction, research shows. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 21, 2013

By The Fix staff

Pro golfers say they rarely get drug tested, phone apps may cause gambling addiction, and junk food is made to be addictive. MORE  

Bruce Springsteen Was the "Gut Bomb King"

By Chrisanne Grise

The Boss reputedly never took drugs. But food issues threatened his early career, when he had "the gastronomic sophistication of a feral dog." MORE  

Booze Advertisers Exploit Apathetic Athletes

By Bryan Le

91% of elite athletes don't personally use the alcohol and junk food products they endorse. MORE  

Food Addiction? Let's Talk Turkey

By Maia Szalavitz

For gluttons, Thanksgiving is both blessing and curse. Luckily the science of food addiction is half-baked, so forget the fear-mongering and have another piece of pie. MORE  

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