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The Link Between Serial Killers and Addicts

By Victoria Kim

Criminologist Craig Traube recently pointed to several overlapping behaviors that serial killers have in common with substance abusers. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 20, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Todd Harrell arrested for DUI, Candy Crush Saga going public, three drunks trash Trump hotel, and quitting smoking makes you happy. MORE  

Youth and Pornography Addiction

By Sarah Peters

Letting teens get their quick fix of sex on the net could cause long-term physiological and psychological damage. MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 1, 2013

By The Fix staff

Painkiller deaths keep rising, UPS pays $40 million over illegal drug shipments, and Madonna's homeless alcoholic brother blames his family. MORE  

Turkish "Vampire" Addicted to Drinking Blood

By Bryan Le

Doctors say traumatic events caused a man to develop "vampiric alternate personality." MORE  

Students OK Adderal, But Not Steroids

By Bryan Le

College students feel taking performance enhancers for sports is worse behavior than using drugs to aid studying. MORE  

Personality Types Attract Different Drugs

By Jacqueline Detwiler

We tend to associate certain personality types with very specific addictions, but the truth is more complicated than you might think. Let’s start with the myth of a certain rum-soaked literary giant in Cuba... MORE  

Memory Manipulation to Help Kick Heroin

By Valerie Tejeda

Researchers claim they can disassociate drug use from getting high, using principles of classical conditioning. MORE  

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