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Divorced or Separated Women Report Higher Stress and More Drug Use Than Men

By Victoria Kim

Women who had ended their marriages reported higher levels of drug and alcohol use as a means to relieve stress. MORE  

Celebrating 30 Years Loaded in The Work Force

By Jaime Neptune

I was a nurse, a stripper, a yoga counter girl, a reporter and so much more. Mainly, I was just an addict with a bunch of jobs. MORE  

9/11 Led a Million People to Start Smoking Again

By McCarton Ackerman

Researchers attribute a 2.3% nationwide increase in smoking to stress caused by the attacks. MORE  

Suits Get Souped Up on Energy Pills

By Valerie Tejeda

More working professionals are relying on "Nootropics" to get through the week. MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 12, 2013

By Bryan Le

Mali conflict disrupts global cocaine trade, UN says drugs and democracy cannot coexist, and Chris Brown smokes pot on-stage in Ghana. MORE  

Smoking Actually Doesn't Relieve Stress

By Valerie Tejeda

Smokers often see their habit as a way to cut their anxiety. Researchers say quitting does it better. MORE  

Holiday Tips for People With Eating Disorders

By Nina Puro

This season is a challenge. With the help of an expert on eating disorders, The Fix offers five helpful suggestions. MORE  

Is Stress as Harmful as Smoking?

By Bryan Le

Stress may elevate your risk of a heart attack by 27%—the same as smoking five cigarettes a day. MORE  

Are You Addicted to Stress?

By Bryan Le

Stress, which affects 22% of Americans on a regular basis, may be just as stimulating and addictive as a drug. MORE  

Morning Roundup: September 5, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Romney and Obama criticized for ignoring the War on Drugs, a hotel in Tunisia is attacked for serving alcohol and Lady Gaga cuts back on booze. MORE  

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