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Fix Columnist Maia Szalavitz Wins Media Award

By May Wilkerson

Szalavitz is tapped by uber-brainiac group for her outstanding addiction journalism. MORE  

Is Too Much Tanning Really an Addiction?

By Walter Armstrong

A respected medical journal reports that over-exposure to UV rays may be addictive for some people. Is it time for an intervention on John Boehner? MORE  

An Ex-Addict Aims for Motherhood

By Maia Szalavitz

Years after kicking heroin, a Time reporter finds herself injecting again—this time, in an attempt to get pregnant. Her IV-to-IVF twist of fate triggers a rush of reflections on the meaning of addiction, parenthood, and recovery.  MORE  

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