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Compulsive Shopping 101

By Maddy Demberg

I know buying everything and obsessively thinking it'll turn me into a better me is just chasing another high. Maybe it's a problem, but maybe it's just who I am. MORE  

More Men Hooked on Shopping

By Valerie Tejeda

Shopping addiction is on the rise in the US, and men are just as susceptible as women. MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 9, 2013

By Bryan Le

Maryland passes medical marijuana bill, scientists make low-fat chocolate with vodka, and Richie Sambora "pushed" off Bon Jovi Tour for drinking. MORE  

Friday Night Lights Writer Reveals Shopping Addiction

By McCarton Ackerman

Buzz Bissinger discloses his half a million dollar habit and says he's "getting help." MORE  

Did Fame Fuel Michael Jackson's Addictions?

By McCarton Ackerman

A new bio of the King of Pop claims his shopping and prescription addictions began during the peak of his celebrity. MORE  

SUI: Shopping Under the Influence

By McCarton Ackerman

Drunken online shoppers often make purchases that they can't remember the next day—middle-aged people in particular. MORE  

My Shopping Addiction: A Survivor's Tale

By Will Godfrey

One of the stars of a new TV show tells The Fix about her problem and her path to recovery. MORE  

New Show Spotlights Shopping Addicts

By May Wilkerson

One subject of My Shopping Addiction describes how compulsive spending brought her to her knees. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 26, 2012

By Gabrielle Wuhl

Kerry Kennedy was on Ambien during car crash, Bloomberg plots to tackle NYC's alcohol consumption, and Frances Bean Cobain councils Demi Moore's daughters. MORE  

Confessions of a Shopaholic Bank Robber

By Bryan Le

A dapper thief robs a string of Manhattan banks to fuel his shopping addiction. MORE  

The Quick Fix
Man Mistakenly Takes Meth, Walks Into Walmart Naked

A South Carolina man accidentally took methamphetamine, which made him "paranoid" and "crazy" enough to walk into a Walmart wearing nothing but tennis shoes.

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Support On the Rise for Giving Naloxone to Emergency Personnel

Proponents for equipping emergency responders with the lifesaving overdose antidote have become more vocal, with only those on the edges holding on to their opposition.

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Back From the Abyss: The Autobiography of a Low-Bottom Alky

Paid Sponsored Post: Follow Kieran Doherty’s wild ride of a life––from altar boy to rebel to alcohol-fueled criminal… bringing a whole new meaning to hitting bottom.

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Eric Holder Optimistic, Cautious About Legal Marijuana

The nation's top law enforcement officer has sounded a conciliatory tone in recent months, though he remains hesitant to fully embrace legal pot.

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High Price of Breakthrough Hepatitis C Drug Expected to Decline

Though the price potentially will drop, poorer countries will continue to suffer from the disease until a cheaper generic drug is available for sale.

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Rehabilitation Directories

Sober Living
How I Forgave the Woman Who Helped My Son Die of an Overdose

She introduced him to the drug that eventually killed him. It took a long time, but eventually I had to treat her the way my son would have wanted.

The Rehab Review
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 San Diego rehab has a program for you—if you can tear yourself away from “the most amazing massages ever."

The Ultimate Guide to Rehab
 
 
 
 
 

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

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