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Can Lasers Zap Away Addiction?

By Valerie Tejeda

Scientists use lasers to "turn off" cocaine addiction in rats' brains. Will it work on humans? MORE  

Former Fix Editor Investigates Addiction Science

By Ben Feuerherd

His new book backs the improving relationship between recovery and medicine. MORE  

Sober Seders Welcome Jews in Recovery

By Sarah Beller

Sober Passover seders around the world celebrate liberation from the "plague" of addiction. MORE  

Should Recovering Addicts Date Each Other?

By Jane Velez-Mitchell

Fix video columnist Jane Velez-Mitchell discusses the perks and perils of addicts loving addicts. MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 20, 2013

By Ben Feuerherd

Opioid addiction drug requires higher dose, female drinkers boost India's booze industry, and Bruno Mars cops to lying about cocaine use. MORE  

Yoga Guru Hosts Online Addiction Conference

By Benjamin Fairway

Sign up now for Recovery 2.0 in March, featuring experts like Dr. Marc Lewis and Dr. Gabor Maté. MORE  

When Addiction Is the Punchline

By McCarton Ackerman

Anthony Kalloniatis' zany comic persona hid a secret life of meth, booze, blackouts—and enough arrests to secure regular invites to cop parties.  MORE  

Sober Birthright for Recovering Jewish Addicts

By McCarton Ackerman

A NYC-based non-profit sponsors sober heritage trips to Israel for young Jews in recovery. MORE  

What Does Recovery From Sex Addiction Look Like?

By Stephen Jay Schwartz

An alcoholic stops drinking, a drug-user retires his kit. As a recovering sex addict, I couldn't stop having sex. So my wife and I came up with a simple solution.  MORE  

The Trials of Pat O'Brien

By Anna David

Pat O’Brien rose to the top as a sportscaster and entertainment reporter before weathering a very public scandal. Now he’s one of sobriety’s greatest advocates. MORE  

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