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Weight Loss Surgery Made Sharon Osbourne Feel Like a 'Cheat'

By Victoria Kim

The outspoken music manager and television personality recently talked about her struggles with weight loss and food addiction. MORE  

Studies Show Women Using Crystal Meth for Weight Loss

By Paul Gaita

A solid minority of women abusers, particularly in Australia, have reported initially taking meth in order to lose weight, only to fall victim to its addictive properties. MORE  

Anti-Convulsive Drug May Also Help Curb Heavy Drinking

By Paul Gaita

Topiramate has risen to the status of cure-all among scientists who have published papers on its effectiveness in treating cocaine dependance and as a weight loss tool. MORE  

Weight Talks With Kids Can Lead to Eating Disorders

By Chrisanne Grise

Parents should emphasize healthy eating rather than focus on a child's weight, new research suggests. MORE  

Morning Roundup April 12th, 2013

By Ben Feuerherd

Republican official says gay "lifestyle" leads to drugs, more states introduce drug testing bills, and P-Diddy's ex "used drugs in front of their kids." MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 8, 2013

By The Fix staff

Latin America weighs impact of US pot laws, how drinking can destroy your sex life, and "Johnny Football" discovers a booze-loophole. MORE  

Is Marijuana the Next Big Obesity Cure?

By Valerie Tejeda

Pot is found to reduce appetite and boost metabolism in mice, raising hopes for its potential as a treatment. MORE  

Do Weight-Loss Ops Increase Alcoholism Risk?

By Valerie Tejeda

Gastric bypass recipients experience alcohol differently, researchers say. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 25, 2012

By Bryan Le

IRS can't derail MMJ thanks to loophole, stomach-stapling weight loss surgery can cut alcohol cravings, and ex-Bond calls out Skyfall's decision to switch martini for Heineken. MORE  

What Makes Smokers So Skinny?

By Dirk Hanson

Animal studies give researchers new clues about why smokers gain weight when they quit. MORE  

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