The Fix | News Addiction and recovery, straight up. en Brain Neuron Is Linked to Nicotine Addiction <img src="" alt="" /><p>A neuron in the brain triggered by nicotine withdrawal may provide scientists with answers as to why people become addicted to cigarettes.</p> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 19:30:00 -0500 Paul Gaita ATF Stash House Stings Come Under Fire for Racial Profiling <img src="" alt="" /><p>An investigation into the ATF's fake drug houses revealed that over 90% of suspects arrested were minorities.</p> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 17:30:00 -0500 Paul Gaita How Europe's Cocaine Habit Fuels Radical Islam in West Africa <img src="" alt="" /><p>Terrorist groups like Hezbollah and al-Qaeda have benefited from corrupt regimes.</p> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 15:30:00 -0500 Victoria Kim Problem Gamblers With Personality Disorders More Difficult to Treat <img src="" alt="" /><p>A recent study has linked compulsive gambling to borderline and other personality disorders.</p> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 13:00:00 -0500 Brent McCluskey Prescription Heroin Now Available in Vancouver <img src="" alt="" /><p>A group of 120 severe addicts will begin receiving doctor-approved smack.</p> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:30:00 -0500 Victoria Kim Robert Downey Sr. Says Son Getting Sober Is His 'Highlight' <img src="" alt="" /><p>Forget all the great performances or the summer blockbusters, Robert Downey Jr.'s father is proudest of his sobriety.</p> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 08:30:00 -0500 McCarton Ackerman Morning Roundup: Nov. 26, 2014 <img src="" alt="" /><p>CNN anchor <strong>Don Lemon</strong> causes stir with marijuana comments, <strong>Shia LeBeouf</strong> doing well (so far) in rehab, and drunk cop <strong>fires weapon</strong> at another off-duty cop.</p> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 07:00:00 -0500 Shawn Dwyer Lady Gaga Credits Elton John With Curbing Her Pot Addiction <img src="" alt="" /><p>Though she still partakes every now and then, Lady Gaga thanks the Rocket Man for being the "soberest" she has been in years.</p> Tue, 25 Nov 2014 19:30:00 -0500 McCarton Ackerman Bill Cosby Accused of Leaking Daughter’s Drug Abuse <img src="" alt="" /><p>Once again the Cos is the center of detestable accusations, and he's still not talking.</p> Tue, 25 Nov 2014 17:30:00 -0500 Brent McCluskey WHO Wants Expanded Access to Naloxone to Fight Overdoses <img src="" alt="" /><p>With worldwide overdoses on the rise, the World Health Organization laid out guidelines for countries to expand access to the lifesaving antidote.</p> Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:30:00 -0500 Paul Gaita