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Sweet Necessity: The Extent and Perils of Sugar Addiction

By Cathy Cassata

Telling a sugar addict to stop eating sugar is like telling an alcoholic to stop drinking. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 12, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Johnny Manziel buys everyone a round, Rosie O'Donnell says sugar like heroin, UK water contaminated with cocaine, and drunk guy rescued from Sydney Opera House. MORE  

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  

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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.

The Ultimate Guide to Rehab
 
 
 
 
 

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

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