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Unraveling The Riddle of Anorexia

By Maddy Demberg

It's time to change the way we talk about anorexia and eating disorders MORE  

Coping with Food Addiction Through the Holiday Season

By Emily Wade Will

Four food addicts—with 103 years of combined abstinence—share their strategies for staying healthy through holiday feasts 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  

Is Food Addiction Harder to Kick Than Drugs?

By Jane Velez-Mitchell

Fix video columnist Jane Velez-Mitchell says food addiction is tougher to beat, but it's possible. MORE  

Weight-Loss Surgery's Weird Alcoholism Risk

By Raphael Rosen

Gastric bypass surgery shrinks your stomach and breaks your addiction to food. You should be healthier and happier. So why are patients getting hooked on booze? MORE  

Debunking the Myth of the "Normie"

By The Fix staff

Booze, food, drugs, the internet: Fix video columnist Jane Velez-Mitchell says we're all addicted to something. MORE  

Why Food Addiction Is Deadlier Than Drinking

By John Kiernan

Overeating is often seen as a trifling addiction to addicts. Our author—who's both a food addict and an alcoholic—isn't quite so sure. MORE  

The Hungry Housewife Who Founded Overeaters Anonymous

By Will Godfrey

Half a century ago, a housewife named Rozanne S. launched Overeaters Anonymous in her dining room, building it into a huge movement worldwide. Now 81 and battling cancer, she recalls the highs, lows and bitter controversies along the way. MORE  

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Morning Roundup: July 29, 2014

Scott Disick swears off booze for Kourtney Kardashian, dozens arrested for drunk incidents at Keith Urban concert, and Chicago alderman arrested for DUI.

7:00am
Pakistan Drug 'Clinic' Allegedly Tortured Addicts

A Pakistani clinic run by an extreme Islamic mullah has been shut down after police found patients chained to the ground and forced to recite the Qur'an.

7/28/14 7:30pm
Brain-Boosting 'Smart Drugs' On The Rise

With the wider availability of brain-boosting pills comes growing concern over sever side effects like depression and withdrawal.

7/28/14 5:30pm
New York Times Says: End Prohibition of Weed

The Gray Lady has gone on record in throwing unequivocal support behind legalizing marijuana.

7/28/14 3:30pm
4 Physical Side Effects of Being Addicted Your Smartphone

Think overuse of smartphones doesn't have physical consequences? Think again.

7/28/14 1:00pm

Rehabilitation Directories

Sober Living
Proud to be Sober, Proud to be Catholic

I noticed a decided anti-Catholic bent at the AA meetings I was attending, but my sobriety has only benefited from my religious upbringing.

The Rehab Review
Cliffside Malibu
 
 
 
 

The “beach-house-relaxed” Cliffside Malibu claims to provide an oasis for recovering addicts and alcoholics. And that’s just what you'll get—if you’ve got the cash.

Morningside Recovery
 
 
 
 

For a “rehab near the beach” experience that isn’t quite as costly as similar SoCal competitors, head to this Newport Beach treatment facility.

AToN Center
 
 
 
 

Whether you’re interested in the 12 Steps, SMART Recovery, or holistic treatments, this luxurious, appealing and commendable 4.5 star (our system doesn't yet show the 1/2 star) San Diego rehab has a program for you. 

Reflections
 
 
 
 

This exclusive Northern California rehab is all about client choice—as well as golf outings, Buddhist field trips and keeping up with the office.

The Ultimate Guide to Rehab
 
 
 
 
 

What you need to know when choosing an addiction treatment center.

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