The Fix | News http://www.thefix.com/news Addiction and recovery, straight up. en Now Scientifically Proven: Twitter Loves Marijuana http://www.thefix.com/content/now-scientifically-proven-twitter-loves-marijuana <img src="http://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/twitter%20weed.png?itok=P6x_H1qz" alt="" /><p>Researchers found that people tweeting about marijuana are young and heavily in favor of weed.</p> Fri, 30 Jan 2015 19:30:00 -0500 Victoria Kim http://www.thefix.com/content/now-scientifically-proven-twitter-loves-marijuana Deborah Voigt Opens Up About Struggle With Addictions http://www.thefix.com/content/opera-singer-deborah-voigt-opens-about-struggle-addictions <img src="http://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/deborah%20voigt.jpg?itok=nkTNSfup" alt="" /><p>The famed opera singer opened up about her battles with alcohol, sex, and food in a new memoir.</p> Fri, 30 Jan 2015 17:30:00 -0500 Victoria Kim http://www.thefix.com/content/opera-singer-deborah-voigt-opens-about-struggle-addictions Nootropics Proponents Find Big Business in Silicon Valley http://www.thefix.com/content/nootropics-proponents-find-big-business-silicon-valley <img src="http://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/brain%20explosion.jpg?itok=0rVQQltc" alt="" /><p>Entrepreneurs like Dave Aspery are marketing nootropics as a natural supplement. But is taking them really smart?</p> Fri, 30 Jan 2015 15:30:00 -0500 Paul Gaita http://www.thefix.com/content/nootropics-proponents-find-big-business-silicon-valley This Is Your Brain on Facebook http://www.thefix.com/content/your-brain-facebook <img src="http://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/facebook%20up%20close.jpg?itok=p6q-xSBJ" alt="" /><p>Researchers found that excessive use of Facebook exhibited the same brain activity as those addicted to drugs or sex.</p> Fri, 30 Jan 2015 13:00:00 -0500 Paul Gaita http://www.thefix.com/content/your-brain-facebook Dartmouth College Bans Hard Alcohol On Campus http://www.thefix.com/content/dartmouth-college-bans-hard-alcohol-campus <img src="http://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/darmouth%20in%20the%20snow.jpg?itok=tKxOH57G" alt="" /><p>University President Phil Hanlon cited hospital visits, not sexual assaults, as the motivation behind the ban.</p> Fri, 30 Jan 2015 10:30:00 -0500 McCarton Ackerman http://www.thefix.com/content/dartmouth-college-bans-hard-alcohol-campus ADHD Could Spark Early Drug Use, New Study Finds http://www.thefix.com/content/adhd-could-be-spark-earlier-drug-use-new-study-finds <img src="http://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/adhd%20substance%20abuse.jpg?itok=Mm4pfT8b" alt="" /><p>Researchers at the University of Florida found that drug users with ADHD started their substance abuse earlier.</p> Fri, 30 Jan 2015 08:30:00 -0500 McCarton Ackerman http://www.thefix.com/content/adhd-could-be-spark-earlier-drug-use-new-study-finds Morning Roundup: Jan. 30, 2015 http://www.thefix.com/content/morning-roundup-jan-30-2015 <img src="http://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/key%20wine%20glass%20concept.jpg?itok=SiCh66-3" alt="" /><p>Black Sabbath's <strong>Geezer Butler</strong> arrested in bar brawl, Denver airport bans <strong>pot-themed souvenirs</strong>, and teen dealer dies after cops forced him to <strong>eat crack</strong>.</p> Fri, 30 Jan 2015 07:00:00 -0500 Shawn Dwyer http://www.thefix.com/content/morning-roundup-jan-30-2015 Toronto Police Launch Humorous 'Cookin' With Molly' Campaign http://www.thefix.com/content/toronto-police-launch-humorous-cookin-molly-campaign <img src="http://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/cookin%20with%20molly.jpg?itok=xUcJ71m0" alt="" /><p>Though humorous, the video still manages to warn potential users about the dangers of MDMA.</p> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 19:30:00 -0500 McCarton Ackerman http://www.thefix.com/content/toronto-police-launch-humorous-cookin-molly-campaign Pennsylvania's Medicaid System Leaves Addicts Without Coverage http://www.thefix.com/content/pennsylvanias-medicaid-system-leaves-addicts-without-coverage <img src="http://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/drug%20treatment%20concept.jpg?itok=pCT1cr-U" alt="" /><p>Thousands of addicts are left without coverage thanks to a technical glitch.</p> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 17:30:00 -0500 Paul Gaita http://www.thefix.com/content/pennsylvanias-medicaid-system-leaves-addicts-without-coverage Israeli Pro-Pot Party Promises Free Weed to Contributors http://www.thefix.com/content/israeli-pro-pot-party-promises-free-weed-contributors <img src="http://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/buds%20and%20bills.jpg?itok=4MGDIglE" alt="" /><p>Oren Leibovitz hopes to build on the recent success of the Green Leaf Party despite pot remaining illegal in Israel.</p> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 15:30:00 -0500 Paul Gaita http://www.thefix.com/content/israeli-pro-pot-party-promises-free-weed-contributors