The Fix | News http://www.thefix.com/news Addiction and recovery, straight up. en Inquest Confirms Peaches Geldof Had Heroin In Home Before Death http://www.thefix.com/content/inquest-confirms-peaches-geldof-had-heroin-home-death <img src="http://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/peaches%20geldof%202011.jpg?itok=l6ORPsAS" alt="" /><p>A massive amount of heroin and a wide range of drug paraphernalia were found by police after her overdose death in April.</p> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 19:30:00 -0400 McCarton Ackerman http://www.thefix.com/content/inquest-confirms-peaches-geldof-had-heroin-home-death Oli Sykes 'F***ing' Thanks Fans for Helping His Recovery http://www.thefix.com/content/oli-sykes-thanks-fans-helping-him-recover <img src="http://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/olisykes.jpg?itok=2dl09bDD" alt="" /><p>When receiving an APMA music award, the vocalist of Bring Me The Horizon took the opportunity to thank all those who supported him in his recovery from drug addiction.</p> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:30:00 -0400 Bryan Le http://www.thefix.com/content/oli-sykes-thanks-fans-helping-him-recover New Film Explores Gaming Addiction Behind Tragic Infant Death http://www.thefix.com/content/new-film-explores-gaming-addiction-behind-tragic-infant-death <img src="http://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/man%20laptop%20dark.jpg?itok=pmU-hO1l" alt="" /><p>The documentary 'Love Child' explores the tragic and unnecessary death of child neglect in South Korea brought on by gaming addiction.</p> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 15:30:00 -0400 Victoria Kim http://www.thefix.com/content/new-film-explores-gaming-addiction-behind-tragic-infant-death Brooklyn Principal Charged With Smuggling Heroin Into Prison http://www.thefix.com/content/new-york-city-principal-charged-smuggling-heroin-prison <img src="http://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/sadie%20silver.jpg?itok=zCCiiNa4" alt="" /><p>Sadie Silver, a respected 20-year veteran, shocked the community where she was born and raised.</p> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:00:00 -0400 McCarton Ackerman http://www.thefix.com/content/new-york-city-principal-charged-smuggling-heroin-prison Revised Mississippi Welfare Law Could Punish Children of Addicts http://www.thefix.com/content/revised-welfare-law-mississippi-could-punish-children-addicts <img src="http://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/lonley%20kid.jpg?itok=vjxQzCf-" alt="" /><p>The proposed law would cut off welfare benefits for children if their parents test dirty.</p> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:30:00 -0400 McCarton Ackerman http://www.thefix.com/content/revised-welfare-law-mississippi-could-punish-children-addicts Actor James Garner Once Said ‘Marijuana Should Be Legal’ http://www.thefix.com/content/actor-james-garner-%E2%80%98marijuana-should-be-legal-and-alcohol-should-be-illegal%E2%80%99 <img src="http://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/james%20garner.jpg?itok=hlgPYgv6" alt="" /><p>The 'Maverick' actor was a 50-year pot smoker who had an aversion to alcohol.</p> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 08:30:00 -0400 Victoria Kim http://www.thefix.com/content/actor-james-garner-%E2%80%98marijuana-should-be-legal-and-alcohol-should-be-illegal%E2%80%99 Morning Roundup: July 23, 2014 http://www.thefix.com/content/morning-roundup-july-23-2014 <img src="http://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/lars%20ulrich.jpg?itok=9rpCKQXB" alt="" /><p><strong>Lars Ulrich</strong> credits Noel Gallagher for quitting cocaine, <strong>Shia LaBeouf</strong> says Brad Pitt helped him get sober, and daughter of <strong>Real Housewives</strong> star arrested for DUI.</p> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 07:00:00 -0400 Shawn Dwyer http://www.thefix.com/content/morning-roundup-july-23-2014 Adults Quitting Smoking Prefer Fun-Flavored E-Cigs http://www.thefix.com/content/adults-quitting-smoking-prefer-fun-flavored-e-cigs <img src="http://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/ecigflavors.jpg?itok=CC9XTvRK" alt="" /><p>Fruity flavors might seem like they're just for kids, but adult e-cig users love them too—and say it helps them quit regular tobacco.</p> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 19:30:00 -0400 Bryan Le http://www.thefix.com/content/adults-quitting-smoking-prefer-fun-flavored-e-cigs Florida Pill Mill Doc Gets 15 Years In Prison http://www.thefix.com/content/florida-pill-mill-doc-gets-15-years-prison <img src="http://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/zachary%20rose.jpg?itok=7jYZCyqN" alt="" /><p>Zachary Rose testified against other employees, but was ultimately dubbed a con artist by a district court judge.</p> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:30:00 -0400 Shawn Dwyer http://www.thefix.com/content/florida-pill-mill-doc-gets-15-years-prison Study Claims Pot Smoking Doesn't Increase Lung Cancer Risk http://www.thefix.com/content/study-claims-pot-smoking-doesnt-increase-lung-cancer-risk <img src="http://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/smoking%20pot%20pipe.jpg?itok=zJ8xDXuS" alt="" /><p>Despite new evidence, the jury is still out on whether or not weed does contribute to causing cancer.</p> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 15:30:00 -0400 John Lavitt http://www.thefix.com/content/study-claims-pot-smoking-doesnt-increase-lung-cancer-risk