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Can PTSD and Addiction Be Treated Together?

By Valerie Tejeda

New research suggests that PTSD treatment can be effective even for addicts who aren't yet clean. MORE  

Sober (Sexy) Singles Now Have a Dating Site

By Chrisanne Grise

The founders of "Sexy and Sober Singles" tell The Fix about their plan to help people in recovery find love. MORE  

Letting the Cat Guy Out of the Bag

By Anna David

Jackson Galaxy, the host of Animal Planet’s My Cat From Hell, may have a way with animals but it took sobriety to help him deal with people. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 27, 2012

By Gabrielle Wuhl

Greece is suffering an HIV crisis, Olympic and horse racing doping policies are compared, and porn star Jenna Jameson pleads not guilty to DUI. MORE  

Rehab Was a Friend to Matthew Perry

By Gabrielle Wuhl

The Friends star says his own experiences in recovery are helping him with a new TV role. MORE  

Closing on Sobriety

By McCarton Ackerman

Realtor Robert Radcliffe went from dealing drugs to gang members to selling Malibu mansions to millionaires. He just had to get sober along the way. MORE  

The Teen Truthtellers

By Nic Sheff

Nic Sheff and Blake Nelson are both sober. They’ve both also written successful books about addiction and recovery aimed at teens. What happens when they sit down to talk about it?  MORE  

Did Drugs Not Make Sorkin a Better Writer?

By May Wilkerson

Screenwriter Aaron Sorkin thought he needed drugs to work. Then he got clean, and won an Oscar. MORE  

Sober Oscar De La Hoya Pursues Golf

By May Wilkerson

The one-time "Golden Boy" of boxing is more than a year clean, and starting over with a new sport. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 22, 2012

By Bryan Le

The Supreme Court rules for more lenient crack-cocaine penalties, graphic cigarette warnings "work better," and Breaking Bad's meth lab gets the Lego treatment. MORE  

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