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Jewish Group Rescues Drunk Girls From Abuse

By Ben Feuerherd

During this weekend's Purim festival in Israel, volunteers will swoop in and drive "at risk" girls to safety. MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 16, 2013

By The Fix staff

NYPD announces plan to target Rx drug abuse, new treatment for cocaine addiction targets relapse, and Lindsay Lohan turns down rehab deal. MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 9, 2013

By The Fix staff

CDC stresses "serious problem" of female binge drinking, Washington's pot business is poised to boom, and a new probe confirms Amy Winehouse died from drinking. MORE  

Drinking Diaries: Blog Becomes Book

By Chrisanne Grise

The founders of the renowned blog now have a new way to share stories of women's relationships with booze. MORE  

Binge Drinking Linked to Unemployment for Women

By McCarton Ackerman

Women who binge drink are more likely than men to experience long-term unemployment, claims a new study. MORE  

Binge Drinking Hikes Sexual Assault Risk

By May Wilkerson

Female college freshman are 33% more likely to become victims if they binge drink, say researchers. MORE  

Women Wear Stronger "Beer Goggles"

By Valerie Tejeda

Although alcohol makes everyone rate potential partners as sexier than before, it effects women more. MORE  

Baby Boomers and Women in the Firing Line

By Jennifer Matesa

Alcohol threatens the post-war generations and women the most, claims Columbia's comprehensive review of studies. MORE  

She Who Drinks Moderately "Ages Successfully"

By Ariel Nagi

Older women are the latest focus of the never-ending moderate drinking debate. MORE  

Mommy's Little Secret: The Truth About Diane Schuler

By Susan Cheever

Until a devoted mom named Diane Schuler killed eight people, including herself, her daughter, and three nieces in a horrific car accident, no one suspected she could be an alcoholic. Nice, middle class women like her just weren't made that way. MORE  

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Morning Roundup: Oct. 30, 2014

Dog helps police bust drug dealer owner, drunk Flybe pilot arrested before flying plane, and respected softball coach caught with crack cocaine.

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N.J. Internet Gambling Addiction Is Subject of Rutgers Study

Concerned about the impact of internet gambling, Rutgers will examine who, how, and why people become addicted.

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British Teen Petitions Government to Tackle 'Thinspiration' Blogs

Diagnosed with anorexia, 18-year-old Alice Taylor has recovered from her eating disorder and wants help educating others about the disease.

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Fraternity Suspended After Date-Rape Drug Accusations

The Phi Kappa Psi fraternity at Brown University has been suspended after two students claimed they were drugged and sexually assaulted.

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Former Soldier Re-Enlists to Fight Addiction in the Military

Frank Greenagel has returned to active duty in order to wage war against the growing scourge of drug addiction in the military.

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Scott Phillips: You Are What You—

Last February, my oldest friend died of a heroin overdose at the age of 49. He beat me to recovery, and he beat me to death. He also gave a final, drug-alogue interview on my radio show 20 hours before he died.

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