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Does Sugar Addiction Really Doom Diets?

By Amelia Edelman

Whether or not sugar is as addictive as other drugs, scientists and health professionals agree that Americans need to cut down their consumption. MORE  

How Do I Kick a Sugar Addiction?

By Jane Velez-Mitchell

Fix video columnist Jane Velez-Mitchell shares first-hand experience of beating a sugar habit. MORE  

I Want Candy

By Laura Barcella

Experts say that sugar affects brain chemistry and contributes to cancer, alcoholism and depression. It was also my first addiction—and it's still hanging on tight. MORE  

Why Sugar Addiction Is for Real

By Valerie Tejeda

Experts and sufferers tell The Fix that sugar is a true substance of addiction. MORE  

Nancy Pelosi Is Powerless Over Chocolate

By May Wilkerson

The Speaker of the House admits to a major compulsion for chocolate—but she hasn't hit bottom. MORE  

Ginger Spice: I Wannabe Booze-Free

By May Wilkerson

Spice Girl Geri Halliwell renounces both sugar and alcohol. MORE  

Food Cravings: A Quick Guide

By Fionna Agomuoh

Real hunger? Or emotional eating? Knowing the difference can help prevent food addiction. MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 14, 2012

By Bryan Le

Latest insider trading case revolves around AA meetings, California Senator wants rewards for reporting drunk drivers, and a marijuana strain is named after Jeremy Lin. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 15, 2012

By Bryan Le

Whitney Houston's doctors face probe, Texas death row drug stocks are running out, and naked, drunken cowgirl nabbed after slow-speed police chase. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 8, 2012

By Bryan Le

South Dakota rejects welfare drug testing, Cirque Lodge rehab isn't treating Demi Moore, and whiskey byproducts generate green power. MORE  

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Though they claimed it was for personal use, Natalie and David DePriest were handed harsh sentences for cultivating marijuana and intent to distribute.

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‘Growing Pains’ Jeremy Miller Talks About Addiction

The former child star opened up about his alcohol addiction, which began when he was just four years old.

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Addicted to the Small Screen

Concern is growing among teachers in the United Kingdom and abroad about children as young as three or four obsessively using tablets and smartphones.

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Dave Navarro Speaks Out on “Compassion” and Addiction

The Jane's Addiction guitarist talked about his struggle with heroin addiction as part of a HuffPost Live segment hosted by Ricky Camilleri.

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Former Addict Goes From Homelessness To Magna Cum Laude

Daney Hill lived under a highway overpass struggling with substance abuse, but she picked up the pieces and earned high honors in college with a degree in business.

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Did I Pick the Wrong Sponsor, Or Is it Me?

After four years of thinking about asking someone to sponsor me, someone finally asked to be my sponsor. But I'm not sure it was a good decision... for either of us.

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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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