The Fix | News Addiction and recovery, straight up. en Syringes Used As Currency In Heroin-Addicted Myanmar <img src="" alt="" /><p>Heroin sells for as little as one dollar and every home has an addict.</p> Fri, 31 Oct 2014 17:30:00 -0400 Brent McCluskey Mind Over Matter: Psychologist Explains the Biology of Addiction <img src="" alt="" /><p>Dr. Brad Lander has shown how a small part of the brain controlling motivation and pleasure is the key to understanding addictive behavior.</p> Fri, 31 Oct 2014 15:30:00 -0400 Paul Gaita UK Study Finds Punitive Drug Laws Don't Reduce Drug Use <img src="" alt="" /><p>Despite new evidence, the government has no intention to decriminalize drugs.</p> Fri, 31 Oct 2014 13:00:00 -0400 McCarton Ackerman Lena Dunham Humorously Bares Her Dark Past in New Memoir <img src="" alt="" /><p>The <em>Girls</em> star revealed her struggles with OCD, sexual abuse, and eating disorders.</p> Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:26:19 -0400 John Lavitt Numerous Marijuana Grow Operations Raided In Colorado <img src="" alt="" /><p>Despite marijuana being legal, people are still getting busted in Colorado.</p> Fri, 31 Oct 2014 08:30:00 -0400 McCarton Ackerman Morning Roundup: Oct. 31, 2014 <img src="" alt="" /><p>Dog helps police bust <strong>drug dealer</strong> owner, <strong>drunk Flybe pilot</strong> arrested before flying plane, and respected softball coach caught with <strong>crack cocaine</strong>.</p> Fri, 31 Oct 2014 07:00:00 -0400 Shawn Dwyer N.J. Internet Gambling Addiction Is Subject of Rutgers Study <img src="" alt="" /><p>Concerned about the impact of internet gambling, Rutgers will examine who, how, and why people become addicted.</p> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 19:30:00 -0400 Paul Gaita British Teen Petitions Government to Tackle 'Thinspiration' Blogs <img src="" alt="" /><p>Diagnosed with anorexia, 18-year-old Alice Taylor has recovered from her eating disorder and wants help educate others about the disease.</p> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 17:30:00 -0400 Victoria Kim Fraternity Suspended After Date-Rape Drug Accusations <img src="" alt="" /><p>The Phi Kappa Psi fraternity at Brown University has been suspended after two students claimed they were drugged and sexually assaulted.</p> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 15:30:00 -0400 Victoria Kim Former Soldier Re-Enlists to Fight Addiction in the Military <img src="" alt="" /><p>Frank Greenagel has returned to active duty in order to wage war against the growing scourge of drug addiction in the military.</p> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:00:00 -0400 Paul Gaita