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Sweet Necessity: The Extent and Perils of Sugar Addiction

By Cathy Cassata

Telling a sugar addict to stop eating sugar is like telling an alcoholic to stop drinking. MORE  

Missouri Judge Refuses To Dismiss Obesity Case

By Dana Byerly

Because of the American Medical Association reclassifying obesity as a disease, the effects have had a big impact on the judicial system as well as the medical community. MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 19, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Prince Harry's drunk calls revealed, Urban Outfitters sells Drunk Jesus T-Shirt, Louisiana to ban e-cigs to minors, and medical weed moves forward in Maryland. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 17, 2013

By Victoria Kim

US Drug Czar and Matthew Perry speak at drug court conference, coroner confirms Cory Monteith died from alcohol and heroin, and Kate Moss was "never anorexic or on drugs." MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 10, 2013

By Bryan Le

Outdoor smoking bans have an ulterior motive, Asiana 214 pilots not tested for drugs or alcohol, and Teen Mom star Farrah Abraham is kicked out of rehab. MORE  

Overeater and Anorexic Fall in Love at Eating Disorder Clinic

By Victoria Kim

A couple coping with opposite-looking eating disorders get engaged after finding love in recovery. MORE  

Childhood Abuse Linked to Food Addiction in Women

By Valerie Tejeda

Women with a history of abuse are twice as likely to develop addictive eating patterns, a study finds. MORE  

Can Food Be Physically Addictive?

By Jane Velez-Mitchell

Fix video columnist Jane Velez-Mitchell talks about cutting out addictive foods, like sugar and white flour. MORE  

Can Brain Stimulation Curb Binge Eating?

By Bryan Le

Scientists were able to reduce obesity in mice using deep brain stimulation, but will it work on humans? 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  

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Soldier Who Blamed Chantix for Murder Gets New Trial

Defendant George MacDonald may have been suffering some side effects of Chantix, which include depression, anxiety, suicidal thoughts, and hallucinations.

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Capo By The Sea offers an executive rehab program complete with medical detox and a focus on dual-diagnosis issues, as well as an outpatient option in an environment that exudes the kind of beach house optimism one would expect from an Orange County recovery outfit.

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