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Husbands' Tobacco Habits Turn Pregnant Women Into Passive Smokers

By Bryan Le

Pregnant women are always urged to stop smoking during pregnancy, but the people around them should stop lighting up too. MORE  

Secondhand Smoke Means a Second Visit to the Hospital for Asthmatic Children

By Bryan Le

New research reveals asthmatic children with parents who smoke are twice as likely to make a return trip to the hospital. MORE  

Thirdhand Smoke Is Dangerous, Too

By Chrisanne Grise

Smoking residue that clings to surfaces can damage our health, and becomes more toxic over time, a study finds. MORE  

Secondhand Smoke Affects Pets, Too

By Bryan Le

Dogs and cats exposed to smoking are twice as likely to develop nose or lung cancer. MORE  

Russia Passes Major Public Smoking Ban

By Valerie Tejeda

A ban on smoking in restaurants, hospitals and public buildings will take effect in June. MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 10, 2013

By The Fix staff

Eating disorders linked to drug use, CDC targets LGBT community with anti-smoking ads, and South Korea combats Internet addiction with horses. MORE  

China's Women Constantly Inhale Smoke

By Valerie Tejeda

Exposure to secondhand smoke in China damages the health of this generation and the next. MORE  

Smoking Bans Slash Heart Attacks

By Valerie Tejeda

Banning workplace smoking leads to a reported 33% drop in heart attacks in one MN county. MORE  

Secondhand Smoke Kills 42,000 Americans a Year

By Bryan Le

Stark new evidence emerges that quitting smoking does everyone a favor. MORE  

Morning Roundup: September 28, 2012

By Bryan Le

Smoking scenes in kids' movies have increased, black youths are more exposed to booze ads, and experts say alcohol enemas are "extremely dangerous." MORE  

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Twelve Pot Plants Earn Missouri Siblings 15-Year Sentences

Though they claimed it was for personal use, Natalie and David DePriest were handed harsh sentences for cultivating marijuana and intent to distribute.

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‘Growing Pains’ Jeremy Miller Talks About Addiction

The former child star opened up about his alcohol addiction, which began when he was just four years old.

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Addicted to the Small Screen

Concern is growing among teachers in the United Kingdom and abroad about children as young as three or four obsessively using tablets and smartphones.

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Dave Navarro Speaks Out on “Compassion” and Addiction

The Jane's Addiction guitarist talked about his struggle with heroin addiction as part of a HuffPost Live segment hosted by Ricky Camilleri.

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Former Addict Goes From Homelessness To Magna Cum Laude

Daney Hill lived under a highway overpass struggling with substance abuse, but she picked up the pieces and earned high honors in college with a degree in business.

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Did I Pick the Wrong Sponsor, Or Is it Me?

After four years of thinking about asking someone to sponsor me, someone finally asked to be my sponsor. But I'm not sure it was a good decision... for either of us.

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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.

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Whether you’re interested in the 12 Steps, SMART Recovery, or holistic treatments, this luxurious San Diego rehab has a program for you—if you can tear yourself away from “the most amazing massages ever."

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

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