The Fix | News http://www.thefix.com/news Addiction and recovery, straight up. en Former Morbidly Obese Patients Still Seek Treatment After Weight Loss Surgery http://www.thefix.com/content/former-morbidly-obese-patients-still-seek-treatment-after-weight-loss-surgery <img src="http://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/young%20obese%20man.jpg?itok=ht2EktBt" alt="" /><p>Even years after receiving gastric bypass surgery, some are still seeking help for eating disorders.</p> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 19:30:00 -0500 John Lavitt http://www.thefix.com/content/former-morbidly-obese-patients-still-seek-treatment-after-weight-loss-surgery Indiana Synthetic Drug Sting Nabs Two Ex-Sheriff’s Deputies http://www.thefix.com/content/indiana-synthetic-drug-sting-nabs-two-ex-sheriff%E2%80%99s-deputies <img src="http://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/synthetic%20drug%20dealing%20sheriffs.jpg?itok=IanupGUR" alt="" /><p>Jason and Teresa Woods were part of what has been described as the largest synthetic drug operation in the region.</p> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:30:00 -0500 Paul Gaita http://www.thefix.com/content/indiana-synthetic-drug-sting-nabs-two-ex-sheriff%E2%80%99s-deputies Supreme Court Rejects Stricter Regulations on Abortion Drugs http://www.thefix.com/content/supreme-court-rejects-stricter-regulations-abortion-drugs <img src="http://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/ultrasound.jpg?itok=rcOj6Nua" alt="" /><p>The Supremes left in place a lower court ruling that blocks Arizona's restrictive laws on the abortion drug mifepristone.</p> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:30:00 -0500 Brent McCluskey http://www.thefix.com/content/supreme-court-rejects-stricter-regulations-abortion-drugs Nebraska and Oklahoma Suing Colorado Over Legal Marijuana http://www.thefix.com/content/nebraska-and-oklahoma-suing-colorado-over-legal-marijuana <img src="http://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/gavel%20buds%20pot%20concept.jpg?itok=up2OPUKX" alt="" /><p>Colorado's neighbors says the state doesn't have the right to buck federal law.</p> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 13:00:00 -0500 Victoria Kim http://www.thefix.com/content/nebraska-and-oklahoma-suing-colorado-over-legal-marijuana Florida Trio Arrested for Turning Teen Into Drug-Addicted Prostitute http://www.thefix.com/content/florida-trio-arrested-turning-teen-drug-addicted-prostitute <img src="http://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/sick%20florida%20trio.jpg?itok=Ar0FeO6q" alt="" /><p>A Florida couple and their "John" are <a href="http://www.nydailynews.com/news/crime/fla-couple-made-teen-drug-addicted-prostitute-cops-article-1.2049682">now facing significant jail time</a> after their abusive behavior turned a teenage girl into a “drug-addicted prostitute.”</p> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 10:30:00 -0500 McCarton Ackerman http://www.thefix.com/content/florida-trio-arrested-turning-teen-drug-addicted-prostitute Indiana Senator Pushing For Legal Medical Marijuana In State http://www.thefix.com/content/indiana-senator-pushing-legal-medical-marijuana-state <img src="http://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/mmj%20bottle.jpg?itok=6kqrTFyx" alt="" /><p>Sen. Karen Tallian hopes her narrowly defined bill will satisfy her ulta-conservative colleagues.</p> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 08:30:00 -0500 McCarton Ackerman http://www.thefix.com/content/indiana-senator-pushing-legal-medical-marijuana-state Morning Roundup: Dec. 19, 2014 http://www.thefix.com/content/morning-roundup-dec-19-2014 <img src="http://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/pot%20smoking%20santa.jpg?itok=QFbvDkbB" alt="" /><p>SoCal dispensary forced to take down <strong>pot smoking Santa</strong>, Bob McDonnell's son <strong>arrested for DUI</strong>, and <strong>Vladamir Putin</strong> accuses reporter with brain injury of being drunk.</p> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 07:00:00 -0500 Shawn Dwyer http://www.thefix.com/content/morning-roundup-dec-19-2014 Alcohol and Energy Drinks May Lead to More Drunk Driving http://www.thefix.com/content/alcohol-and-energy-drinks-may-lead-more-drunk-driving <img src="http://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/drunk%20driving%20tunnel.jpg?itok=IaUQGkjo" alt="" /><p>People who combine booze and energy drinks admitted to getting behind the wheel of a car more often than those who only drink alcohol.</p> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 19:30:00 -0500 Paul Gaita http://www.thefix.com/content/alcohol-and-energy-drinks-may-lead-more-drunk-driving Parents of Overdose Victim Want Leniency for Man Who Supplied Heroin http://www.thefix.com/content/parents-overdose-victim-asked-judge-leniency-man-who-supplied-heroin <img src="http://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/hands%20cuffed%20behind%20white%20boy.jpg?itok=QBaYqzrD" alt="" /><p>Ryan Kemp was sentenced to a maximum of 12 years in prison for his role in the overdose death of Elizabeth Kline Smeltzer.</p> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 17:30:00 -0500 Victoria Kim http://www.thefix.com/content/parents-overdose-victim-asked-judge-leniency-man-who-supplied-heroin E-Cigarette Use Among Teens on the Rise http://www.thefix.com/content/e-cigarette-use-among-teens-rise <img src="http://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/e-cig%20concept.jpg?itok=PpriT_m0" alt="" /><p>Despite manufacturer claims that they don't market their products to kids, e-cigs have proven to be a gateway to smoking.</p> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 15:30:00 -0500 Brent McCluskey http://www.thefix.com/content/e-cigarette-use-among-teens-rise