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Purdue Pharma Tries to Block Oxy Revelations

By Jed Bickman

The manufacturers of OxyContin react to the threat of disclosures that might prove they lied (again) about their addictive drug. MORE  

The Quick Fix: A Real-Time Round-Up of Today's News

By Will Godfrey

Chris Christie Denounces the War on Drugs, How Ambien Wakes the Near Dead, and America's Druggiest Colleges. MORE  

The Quick Fix: A Real-Time Round-Up of Today's News

By Will Godfrey

Low Drinking Age Laws Raise Adult Women's Suicide Risk, Teen "Watched Pal OD on Heroin" and Called 911 Next Morning, and Reporter Hallucinates After Eating "World's Hottest" Chilli. MORE  

Methadone Baby Sold to Drug Dealers (For Drugs)

By Jed Bickman

The alleged price for a baby was $13,000, a second-hand car and 50 Oxy pills. MORE  

Medicare Charged with Paying for Pill Habits and Fake Patients

By Jennifer Matesa

Doctor-shopping, professional fake patients and elderly entrepreneurs may be aided and abetted by the social insurance program. MORE  

Suburbia's Now the Opioid Front Line

By Jennifer Matesa

Southwest Pennsylvania's suburbs are taking a heavy hit, with residents often moving from pain pills to heroin. MORE  

Chicago's Suburbanites Graduate from Oxy to Smack

By Anthony Daconti

Prescription pills have long since overtaken heroin use in the US, but they can also lead back there. MORE  

The Quick Fix: A Real-Time Round-Up of Today's News

By Will Godfrey

Alcoholic Asians May Benefit More from Naltrexone, InTheRooms.com, Drugfree.org and The Fix Host Virtual Town Hall Tonight, and Michael Jackson Was Drunk at "This Is It" News Conference. MORE  

The Quick Fix: A Real-Time Round-Up of Today's News

By Will Godfrey

Rogue Pharmacies Bank on Oxycodone, Former WWE Wrestler Faces Steroid and Ecstasy Charges, and Missouri Kindergartener Brings Crack Pipe and Meth to Show-and-Tell. MORE  

Priapic Pillhead "Pillaged His Pop"

By Ariel Nagi

A man tormented by an everlasting erection was prescribed Oxy for the pain and got hooked, leading to a robbery attempt on his dad, say cops. MORE  

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Mindfulness Can Rewire the Brain of an Addict

Researchers feel that cognitive-behavioral therapy can erase brain patterns that lock addicts into a cycle of abuse.

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Former Drug Smuggling Elephants Kick Opium Habit

Chinese Triads had kept the elephants loyal by hooking them on opium-laced bananas, but sanctuary workers cured them with methadone.

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'Teen Mom 2' Star Allegedly Abusing Painkillers

Leah Messer allegedly joins the likes of Amber Portwood and Jenelle Evans in publicly struggling with substance abuse.

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Director Anton Corbjin Talks Working With Philip Seymour Hoffman

The director described Hoffman as "full of life" while working with the actor on A Most Wanted Man.

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Andy Roddick's Comeback Stymied By Drug Test

The former No. 1 tennis player in the world is furious over a drug testing requirement that won't allow him to compete in the US Open.

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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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