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A VA Clinic Tries a New Course

By Neville Elder

New England vets will be treated with a process called "ACT." Veterans and others seeking relief from chronic pain could be spared joining the millions unwillingly addicted to narcotic pain pills. So what is "Acceptance and Commitment Therapy"? MORE  

U.S. War Veteran Addicted to Opiates Due to Lack of Treatment Options

By Bryan Le

The Department of Veteran's Affairs gave Justin Minyard prescription painkillers instead of discussing options with him. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 11, 2013

By Victoria Kim

European lawmakers ban menthol cigarettes, bath salts more addictive than meth, and pregnant actress Evan Rachel Wood craves marijuana. MORE  

German Army Camp Cracks Down on Drunks

By McCarton Ackerman

Chronic boozing at the base in Afghanistan has already caused one accidental death. MORE  

Does the Military Have a Drinking Problem?

By Victoria Kim

Lt. Col. Elizabeth Robbins blames alcohol abuse for fueling sex crimes in the military. MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 2, 2013

By Bryan Le

Kids of deployed parents more likely to use booze and drugs, Modafinil is Wall Street's "smart drug", and Avicii curbs drinking after health scare. MORE  

US–Mexico Drug War Relations Remain Tense

By McCarton Ackerman

US intervention over a Mexican general's promotion highlights mutual distrust. MORE  

US Navy Cracks Down on Boozing

By McCarton Ackerman

The service will begin conducting random blood tests, and flagging sailors with a BAC of 0.02 or above. MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 2, 2013

By The Fix staff

Israel provides new marijuana insights, Russia bans street sales of beer, and Coloradans ring in 2013 at new official pot clubs. MORE  

Smoking at a Munitions Depot May Harm You and Others Around You

By Bryan Le

A hapless Russian army private's dropped butt detonates 4,000 tons of explosives. MORE  

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