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White House Drops Plan to Limit Medicare Coverage for Certain Drugs

By Paul Gaita

President Obama staved off a potentially brutal fight with Republicans over changes in Medicare's prescription drug benefit. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 16, 2013

By The Fix staff

MADD opposes lowering drunk driving limit, drugs and prostitution ring busted at New Jersey senior home, and marijuana-like medicine could treat PTSD. MORE  

TV Addiction Ups Diabetes Risk

By Valerie Tejeda

Every hour spent watching television increases the risk of type 2 diabetes for seniors, shows a new study. MORE  

Senior Binge Drinkers Risk Cognitive Decline

By Valerie Tejeda

Adults 65 and older who drink heavily may be at a higher risk for dementia, a new study suggests. MORE  

Unexpected Drugs Bring Seniors to ER

By Jed Bickman

Failures to administer and monitor drugs properly have a heavy human cost. MORE  

The Quick Fix: A Real-Time Round-Up of Today's News

By Will Godfrey

Addiction Among Seniors to Triple by 2020, IRS Ruling Frightens Medical Marijuana Industry, and Dutch Drunk Drivers Will Get Detector Locks on Their Cars. MORE  

Drugging the Elderly

By Dirk Hanson

Why seniors take too many of the wrong medications at the wrong dose. MORE  

Ganja-Smoking Grandparents Stir Up Trouble in California

By Dirk Hanson

Dispute over retirement village gardening pits medical marijuana retirees against “old-timers.” MORE  

The Quick Fix: A Real-Time Round-Up of Today's News

By Dirk Hanson

An Epidemic of Elderly Addicts, Iran's Lucrative "War on Drugs," and Martin Sheen Channels Bill W. MORE  

The Quick Fix: A Real-Time Round-Up of Today's News

By Dirk Hanson

Russell Brand's Arthur Tanks, Australia's Alcohol Angst, Why Mushrooms Might Cure Depression, and The Science of Self Control. MORE  

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Venezuelan Officials Tied To Colombian Drug Traffickers

A former top intelligence officer was among those indicted for helping Colombian traffickers run drugs into the United States.

7/29/14 7:30pm
Phoenix Suns' P.J. Tucker Arrested For 'Super Extreme' DUI

The team knew about the charges when signing the restricted free agent to a multi-million dollar deal last week.

7/29/14 5:30pm
Ex-Detroit Cop Suspected of Running Ohio Drug Ring

A former police officer leading a drug ring was arrested before he was able to flee the country.

7/29/14 3:30pm
Mortality Rates for Anorexia Remain Unchanged in 2014

Eating disorders like anorexia nervosa remain a potent, but silent killer for young women.

7/29/14 1:00pm
Vietnam Officials Slam 'Failure' Of Community-Based Drug Treatment

Despite offering a cheap way for addicts to get clean, Vietnam's first community-based treatment center has seen most of its patients drop out.

7/29/14 10:30am

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Proud to be Sober, Proud to be Catholic

I noticed a decided anti-Catholic bent at the AA meetings I was attending, but my sobriety has only benefited from my religious upbringing.

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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.

The Ultimate Guide to Rehab
 
 
 
 
 

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

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