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Florida Pill Mill Doc Gets 15 Years In Prison

By Shawn Dwyer

Zachary Rose testified against other employees, but was ultimately dubbed a con artist by a district court judge. MORE  

Florida Man Busted For $15 Million Pill Mill Ring

By Shawn Dwyer

The owner of a South Florida pain clinic was charged with running oxycodone to dealers as far as Kentucky. MORE  

Florida Pill Mill Doc Slapped With 18-Year Sentence

By Shawn Dwyer

Dr. Thomas Rodenberg was one of 11 defendants rounded up in a 2012 investigation. MORE  

Should Prescribing Doctors Be Held Responsible When Their Patients OD and Die?

By Remi L. Roy

Rehab admissions have increased, emergency room visits are up and overdose deaths from prescription medication have multiplied dramatically as a result of unregulated prescribing practices. MORE  

Delray Beach Police Battles a Growing Number of Heroin Overdoses

By Shawn Dwyer

Police seek help from its citizens in fighting an alarming increase of heroin-related emergencies, while the sleepy beachside town joins the nation’s rising heroin epidemic. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 12, 2013

By Mei Schultz

Cigarettes and booze speed up cognitive decline, Russian mafia linked to prescription drug rings in New Jersey, and toddlers' personality traits may predict future alcohol use. MORE  

The Pill Mill Gold Rush Hits Georgia

By Mike Guy

A year after the crackdown on Florida's lax pain clinics and Rx laws, the opioid trade is thriving—just north of the panhandle. MORE  

Morning Roundup: December 4, 2012

By The Fix staff

Binge-eating and hoarding get official status in DSM-5, Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter slam drug war in new doc, and Mike Tyson was high on cocaine in The Hangover. MORE  

Rx Drug Deaths Down in Florida

By May Wilkerson

The fall in pill-related fatalities suggests a crackdown is working, and backs findings from a recent nationwide survey. MORE  

Florida Sees Surge in Addicted Newborns

By Chrisanne Grise

Despite the state's crackdown on pill mills, the number of addicted babies has risen six-fold since 2004. MORE  

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

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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.

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?

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

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