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Teens Chase "Nightmarish" High From Datura Flowers

By Bryan Le

The common household plant creates vivid hallucinations. Users warn against it. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 8, 2013

By The Fix staff

Toy company owner charged with drug money laundering, binge eating disorder is made official, and Teen Mom's Jenelle Evans speaks about her heroin addiction. MORE  

Social Anxiety Linked to Teen Substance Abuse

By Valerie Tejeda

A study finds teens with anxiety disorder are more likely to abuse drugs at an earlier age. MORE  

Should Drug-Using Hikers Pay for Their Own Rescue?

By Sarah Beller

Officials consider charging two lost hikers for their $160,000 rescue operation after meth was found in their car. MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 5th, 2013

By Ben Feuerherd

Most Americans now favor legal marijuana, drunk driving tempts teens during prom season, and hotel tycoon Vikram Chatwal is busted for drug trafficking. MORE  

Does Your Child Have an Eating Disorder?

By Chrisanne Grise

With eating disorders starting ever-younger, parents can keep an eye on these warning signs. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 12, 2013

By The Fix staff

Psychotropics drugs "intensify" veterans' suffering, ADHD meds don't benefit pre-schoolers, and John Goodman talks about being a "raging alcoholic." MORE  

Docs Warn Against Effects of Pot

By Valerie Tejeda

Before lighting up your legal pot, experts warn of potential side effects like memory loss and addiction. MORE  

Are Your Genes Making You Binge Drink?

By Valerie Tejeda

Some people may be genetically predisposed to find alcohol more rewarding, scientists have discovered. MORE  

Morning Roundup: December 4, 2012

By The Fix staff

Binge-eating and hoarding get official status in DSM-5, Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter slam drug war in new doc, and Mike Tyson was high on cocaine in The Hangover. MORE  

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