performance-enhancing drugs | The Fix
facebook twitter RSS
HOT TOPICS: Alcoholism  Addiction  AA  Cocaine  Heroin

performance-enhancing drugs

Biogenesis Founder Surrenders To DEA, Admits Steroid Scheme

By McCarton Ackerman

With Anthony Bosch now in custody, more PED-related suspensions are sure to follow. MORE  

Ultimate Fighter "Literally Ran" From Drug Test, Opponent Says

By McCarton Ackerman

A "cloud of suspicion" hangs over Wanderlei Silva after he ducked away from a random drug test. MORE  

Seahawks’ Brandon Browner Suspended Indefinitely

By Shawn Dwyer

The Pro Bowl cornerback has been suspended for the second time in as many seasons for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy. MORE  

Michael Johnson Says Drug-Free Sports World Is Impossible

By McCarton Ackerman

Even though he was "let down" by 2000 Olympic relay teammate, Antonio Pettigrew, in the past, Johnson has admitted that there's not much anyone can do. MORE  

Kenya Building First Athlete Drug Testing Center

By McCarton Ackerman

With a growing number of positive tests for performance-enhancing drugs, Kenya looks to curb accusations of pervasive doping among its athletes. MORE  

MLB Bolsters Drug-Testing Program

By Ben Feuerherd

Long dogged by doping scandals, Major League Baseball announces tough new requirements. MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 7, 2013

By The Fix staff

The world awaits Lance Armstrong's doping confession, prescription drug costs soar for the US military, and Justin Bieber's people investigate how "pot-smoking" photos leaked.  MORE  

Morning Roundup: December 26, 2012

By The Fix staff

DUI senator claimed to abstain from booze, newspaper sues Lance Armstrong over lost drugs libel case, and New England Patriot tweets about giving Santa cocaine. MORE  

Baseball Bans Yet Another Player For Drugs

By McCarton Ackerman

Oakland's Bartolo Colon is the second major leaguer this week to be suspended for drug use. MORE  

"Frog Juice" Powers Race-Horse Cheating

By Adam K. Raymond

South America's waxy monkey tree frog carries an astonishing secret—one that's put to a no-good use in the US. MORE  

Pages

  • Ask an Expert
  • The Blogs
  • Music & Comedy
The Quick Fix
California's Fair Sentencing Act Makes All Crack Crimes Equal

California has put into law a bill that will equalize sentences for crack and powder cocaine offenders.

10:30am
Stevie Nicks Opens Up About Her Cocaine Abuse

The Fleetwood Mac singer recalled her frightening days as a cocaine addict and discussed what inspired her to seek treatment.

8:30am
Morning Roundup: Oct. 1, 2014

Michael Phelps 'deeply sorry' for DUI arrest, man on drugs drowns dog with a bowling ball, and smuggler busted at airport with cocaine in shoes.

7:00am
How Smoking Pot May Alleviate PTSD Symptoms

New research adds further urgency to the movement for government-sanctioned medical cannabis.

9/30/14 7:30pm
Study Describes E-Cigarettes as Gateway To Illegal Drugs

A pair of scientists claimed in the New England Journal of Medicine that electronic cigarettes can alter brain chemistry like cocaine.

9/30/14 5:30pm

Rehabilitation Directories

Sober Living
Suboxone: Trading One Prison Cell for Another

Suboxone seemed like a get-out-of-jail-free card, the answer to my opiate addiction. Instead, I had a new ten-year addiction, complete with thinning hair and lost motivation.

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.

Capo By The Sea
 
 
 
 

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.

Journey Malibu
 
 
 
 

Want many of the luxury amenities A-listers have come to expect—including an enormous backyard with a pool and patio, an herb garden, a volleyball net and a spectacular vista of the Santa Monica mountains—with a recovery program to match?

The Ultimate Guide to Rehab
 
 
 
 
 

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

Most Popular
the fix tv

Addiction Recovery

Your One-Stop Resource For Drug and Alcohol Addiction Recovery News and More

The Fix is an independent, daily website delivering news, articles and opinion pieces on addiction and recovery. Our website is your one-stop source for a broad range of addiction-related information including the latest alcohol and drug addiction recovery therapies, rehab reviews and sober living tips.

You'll also find comprehensive listings for 12-step programs and addiction recovery fellowships, non-faith based programs, professional organizations and other valuable resources. Gain the knowledge and support you need to maintain a healthy recovery with The Fix!