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Study: One in 10 Teen Girls Has an Eating Disorder

By Chrisanne Grise

A UK study finds eating disorder diagnoses are rapidly increasing among teens. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 20, 2013

By The Fix staff

Drinking during puberty linked to alcoholism, teens bribed into attending booze-free prom parties, and Toronto mayor Rob Ford denies smoking crack in video. MORE  

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  

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