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TripSit: A Social Network for Drug Users

By Bryan Le

The founders of the controversial anonymous community tell The Fix that they save lives by helping people to use drugs safely. MORE  

Facebook: Now Liking Booze

By McCarton Ackerman

A new feature will allow social networkers to send each other bottles of wine.  MORE  

Girls' Internet Problems "Often Ignored"

By Valerie Tejeda

The stereotype of an Internet addict is a young man. Young women's problems are different, but very real, experts say. MORE  

Facebook in Sobriety

By Taylor Ellsworth

My problem isn’t that I’m addicted to status updates. It’s that I use Facebook as a self-worth monitor—and I’m unwilling to stop. MORE  

Are You Powerless Over Social Networking?

By Laura Barcella

Titter all you want over Twitter addiction. The fact is, not being able to put the keyboard down is a growing concern—especially for sober addicts in search of a high.  MORE  

The World's First Sober Social Network Turns 3

By Will Godfrey

Membership of "In the Rooms" has steadily multiplied in the past three years, despite initial predictions of its doom. MORE  

Parents Face New "Facebook Fear"

By Jennifer Matesa

Social networking for teens is a form of "electronic child abuse," increasing the risk of substance abuse, claims CASA chairman of a study released today. MORE  

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

By Will Godfrey

Florida's Oxy Deaths Rocket, Tobacco Companies Sue Feds Over Graphic Warnings, and "Heroin Death" Cat Was Clean. MORE  

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Morning Roundup: Oct. 23, 2014

Drunk clown arrested for firing pellet gun into street, John McEnroe's son bought baking soda instead of cocaine, and man arrested with 'Ebola' heroin.

7:00am
Federal Regulation On E-Cigs Could Save Thousands of Lives, Expert Claims

Despite being a multi-billion dollar business, electronic cigarettes have managed to avoid federal oversight.

10/22/14 7:30pm
Can Parkinson’s Drugs Cause Addictive Behavior?

The class of Parkinson's drugs known as dopamine receptor agonists can potentially make users more susceptible to compulsive behaviors.

10/22/14 5:30pm
Women Should Stop Worrying About Date Rape Drugs, Says Conservative Think Tank

A video released by the American Enterprise Institute is the latest attempt by conservatives to blame the victims of rape.

10/22/14 3:30pm
Russian Investigators Blame Drunk Driver for Oil Exec’s Death

Christophe de Margerie was killed on October 20 when a snow plow collided with his private jet.

10/22/14 1:00pm

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