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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  

Morning Roundup: October 11, 2012

By The Fix staff

Doc claims drugging kids could boost grades in failing schools, smoking grounds for divorce in Saudi Arabia, and LiLo claims her mom is on coke. MORE  

Does Giving Kids Lotto Tickets Get Them Hooked?

By McCarton Ackerman

Parents who give lotto tickets to their kids may be paving the way for problem gambling later on, a study shows. MORE  

Meet "Smiles": The Next Scary Designer Drug

By May Wilkerson

Using a new synthetic hallucinogen, also known as "2C-I," is "like trying to get high off arsenic," one treatment expert tells The Fix. MORE  

Pro-Ana Websites "Not All Bad"

By Valerie Tejeda

Do controversial "pro-ana" sites actually provide support communities that could help anorexics recover? MORE  

Teen Drinking and Smoking May Predict Rx Abuse

By Valerie Tejeda

More than half of adult prescription drug abusers were teen drinkers or smokers, a study shows. MORE  

Teen Pot Smoking May Cause Long-Term Anxiety

By Valerie Tejeda

An Australian study shows that teens who smoke pot are twice as likely to develop anxiety in adulthood. MORE  

More Recovery High Schools Help Teens Stay Clean

By Valerie Tejeda and May Wilkerson

Specialized high schools can offer teens in recovery a vital support network of staff and fellow students. MORE  

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Inquest Confirms Peaches Geldof Had Heroin In Home Before Death

A massive amount of heroin and a wide range of drug paraphernalia were found by police after her overdose death in April.

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Oli Sykes 'F***ing' Thanks Fans for Helping His Recovery

When receiving an APMA music award, the vocalist of Bring Me The Horizon took the opportunity to thank all those who supported him in his recovery from drug addiction.

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New Film Explores Gaming Addiction Behind Tragic Infant Death

The documentary 'Love Child' explores the tragic and unnecessary death of child neglect in South Korea brought on by gaming addiction.

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Brooklyn Principal Charged With Smuggling Heroin Into Prison

Sadie Silver, a respected 20-year veteran, shocked the community where she was born and raised.

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Revised Mississippi Welfare Law Could Punish Children of Addicts

The proposed law would cut off welfare benefits for children if their parents test dirty.

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When I tell people I have an eating disorder, I get surprise, sympathy, empathy and laughing-shock: "Men can have eating disorders?”

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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.

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For a “rehab near the beach” experience that isn’t quite as costly as similar SoCal competitors, head to this Newport Beach treatment facility.

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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. 

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This exclusive Northern California rehab is all about client choice—as well as golf outings, Buddhist field trips and keeping up with the office.

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

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