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Morning Roundup: Sept. 23, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Hundreds of veterans given free marijuana in Colorado, Ink Master host Chris Nunez arrested for DUI, and drunk man bathes in church holy water. MORE  

What is Sex Addiction?

By The Fix staff

When does normal sexual drive become an addiction, if ever?  Among expert therapists there is wide discrepancy in views. On one end there is well-known Dr. Patrick J. Carnes who argues strongly that sexual addiction starts as compulsive behavior that ultimately, in its excesses, becomes indistinguishable from behavioral addiction, and he has developed treatment programs for it. MORE  

Hillary Clinton Blames Bill's Mom For His Sex Addiction, New Book Claims

By Shawn Dwyer

Journalist Lucinda Franks claims that the former First Lady told her about Bill Clinton being abused by his mother as a child. MORE  

Brain Activity in Sex Addicts Similar to Drug Addicts

By Victoria Kim

A new study using magnetic resonance imaging found many similarities in the brains of subjects addicted to sex and drugs. MORE  

Does Porn Equal Brain Damage and Inevitable Addiction?

By Salatha Helton

70% of us have viewed porn. Some of us are very addicted. Kids start on average at 11. The consequences vs. the pleasures are real issues in human life. MORE  

Former IMF Chief Sues Over Sex Addict Insinuations In New Film

By McCarton Ackerman

Dominique Strauss-Kahn has filed suit against the makers of Gerard Depardieu's new film for defamation because of its similarities to sexual assault charges in 2011. MORE  

Study Shows That Some Brains Are More Wired Towards Sex

By Bryan Le

Researchers used EEG scans to determine that some people are more sensitive to sexually explicit images, though that doesn't mean they're addicted to sex. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 15, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Debbie Harry supports Philip Seymour Hoffman's dealer, drunk airline passenger gropes women, couple finds weed in McDonald's burger, and school nurse steals kids' meds. MORE  

Court Documents Accuse Dean McDermott of Cocaine Addiction

By McCarton Ackerman

Things went from bad to worse for Mr. Tori Spelling, who was already suspected of being a sex addict, when court documents from a previous divorce resurfaced. MORE  

Five Crucial Truths About Love Addiction. Seriously.

By Laura Barcella

Love addiction sounds like the quieter, less raunchy cousin of sex addiction. For many of us it is emotionally and psychologically damaging beyond measure. MORE  

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