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Increasing Number of CT Youth Affected By Eating Disorders

By Victoria Kim

There is growing concern over 10- and 11-year-olds being diagnosed with eating disorders. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 24, 2013

By Victoria Kim

"Real life Walter White" busted in Boston, new anti-depressant is related to "Special K" party drug, and sex addiction diagnosis sparks controversy. MORE  

R&B Star Mario Mentors Kids Impacted by Drugs

By Victoria Kim

The Grammy-nominated singer tells The Fix about working with kids who grow up, as he did, with addiction in their homes. MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 26, 2013

By Ben Feuerherd

Harvard Law School offers seminar on marijuana tax, Russia cracks down on synthetic drugs, and Swedish police find pot on Justin Bieber's tour bus. MORE  

Is Facebook Driving You to Drink?

By Bryan Le

A new study finds anxious people are more likely to use Facebook, and to drink. MORE  

Teen Heroin Use Keeps Rising in Suburbia

By Tony O'Neill

"Almost all of them say they started with prescription drugs," says an expert. MORE  

Young America Still Split on Pot

By McCarton Ackerman

Young adults back legal marijuana less enthusiastically than gay marriage or citizenship for illegal immigrants. MORE  

Teens Promote Sobriety With New Fashion Line

By Bryan Le

The young founders of "Party Sober" clothing hope to demonstrate that sobriety can be cool, they tell The Fix. MORE  

New Night-Out Tactic: The "Drunk Phone"

By Bryan Le

Young drinkers carry dedicated low-end cell phones when they go out to get smashed, to avoid risking their precious smart devices. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 18, 2012

By Reina Berger

Early substance use linked to underachieving, young people find smoking too expensive, and Tyra Banks pledges to fight eating disorders. MORE  

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