The Fix | News Addiction and recovery, straight up. en Serial Fraudster Blames Return to Jail on Gambling Addiction <img src="" alt="" /><p>Shaun Nixon is currently behind bars for his fourth fraud conviction in seven years.</p> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 19:30:00 -0400 Desiree Bowie Vets Fight Against Prescription Drugs and Prescribing Doctors <img src="" alt="" /><p>Veterans who have been overprescribed medications are starting to take matters into their own hands.</p> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:30:00 -0400 John Lavitt Study: Teen Pot Smokers May End Up on Disability as Adults <img src="" alt="" /><p>An extensive study conducted by Swedish researchers found that male pot smokers are more likely to require disability pensions when they're older.</p> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:30:00 -0400 Paul Gaita Iran Opens First State-Run Rehab For Alcoholism <img src="" alt="" /><p>Despite doling out the death penalty for just drinking alcohol, Iran has now made combating alcoholism a top priority.</p> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 13:00:00 -0400 John Lavitt Australia's Top Junior Tennis Player Banned For Ecstasy Use <img src="" alt="" /><p>Bradley Mousley won't be allowed to compete again until next year.</p> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:30:00 -0400 McCarton Ackerman Uber Begins Trial Run for Delivering Drug Store Products <img src="" alt="" /><p>Uber Corner Store will begin on-demand deliveries of drug store medicines, though other companies have been caught delivering more illicit drugs.</p> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 08:30:00 -0400 McCarton Ackerman Morning Roundup: Aug. 22, 2014 <img src="" alt="" /><p>'Teen Mom' <strong>Amber Portwood</strong> still struggles with addiction, man <strong>named Stoner</strong> arrested for weed, and teen shot for stealing <strong>pot plant</strong>.</p> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 07:00:00 -0400 Shawn Dwyer Alcohol, Internet Gambling Addictions Skyrocket in Japan <img src="" alt="" /><p>A recent survey showed a sharp rise in addictions that are further exacerbated by social stigma.</p> Thu, 21 Aug 2014 19:30:00 -0400 Paul Gaita Seven Year Old Rats Out Mom for Meth Habit <img src="" alt="" /><p>A Florida boy witnessed his mother cooking meth and told an adult, which led to her being arrested.</p> Thu, 21 Aug 2014 17:30:00 -0400 Bryan Le Student Charged In Philip Seymour Hoffman Death Reports on Treatment <img src="" alt="" /><p>Juliana Luchkiw, the Parsons student arrested in connection with the actor's heroin overdose, gave the court an update on her treatment progress.</p> Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:30:00 -0400 Victoria Kim