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Do Smokers Make Worse Parents?

By Bryan Le

A survey finds cash-strapped smokers often cut back on their kids' amenities to save money for cigarettes. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 22, 2013

By The Fix staff

Female alcoholics relapse for different reasons, smoking and drinking linked in lab rats, and Tennessee man allegedly stole human ashes believing they were cocaine. MORE  

Smokers Cost Employers $6,000 More Per Year

By Valerie Tejeda

Researchers added up health care costs in addition to lost productivity due to "smoke breaks." MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 3, 2013

By The Fix staff

Britain's baby boomers boozing more than the young, $24K worth of marijuana delivered to the wrong house, and drinking and smoking did not cause Michael Douglas' throat cancer. MORE  

A Smoker's Guide to Health and Fitness

By Bryan Le

The title will raise eyebrows, but the authors of a new book tell The Fix that there's room for advice to smokers besides "just quit." MORE  

Madonna Curses Smoking Fans

By Bryan Le

In an expletive-filled rant, Madge says she'll cancel her show if smokers don't stub 'em out. MORE  

Smokers' Horror Stories Help Others to Quit

By McCarton Ackerman

A graphic media campaign, "Tips From Former Smokers," prompts a huge increase in quitting. MORE  

Morning Roundup: November 7th, 2012

By Bryan Le

Colorado and Washington approve recreational pot use, election judges removed for being drunk, and boozed-up elephants go on the rampage. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 2, 2012

By May Wilkerson

School drug testing might violate students' rights, Bobby Brown says he didn't get Whitney hooked, and Harvard prof caught with pot in her panties. MORE  

Why Many Smokers Have Terrible Teeth

By Jennifer Matesa

Smoking causes many oral health problems, but many smokers tend to avoid dentists. MORE  

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Rehabilitation Directories

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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.

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

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