The Fix | News http://www.thefix.com/news Addiction and recovery, straight up. en Is the Shape of Your Glass Making You Drink More? http://www.thefix.com/content/shape-your-glass-making-you-drink-more <img src="http://d21no8zvelat5l.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/glass%20of%20beer.jpg?itok=1MqrZMI8" alt="" /><p>The shape can trick people into vastly underestimating how much they're drinking.</p> Fri, 29 May 2015 19:30:00 -0400 May Wilkerson http://www.thefix.com/content/shape-your-glass-making-you-drink-more Demi Lovato Talks About Recovery and Mental Illness on the 'Today' Show http://www.thefix.com/content/demi-lovato-talks-about-recovery-and-mental-illness-today-show <img src="http://d21no8zvelat5l.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/demi%20lovato%202015_0.jpg?itok=zQ-Q6hUI" alt="" /><p>Demi Lovato's refreshing openness about her struggles have put her in a better place.</p> Fri, 29 May 2015 17:30:00 -0400 May Wilkerson http://www.thefix.com/content/demi-lovato-talks-about-recovery-and-mental-illness-today-show Auburn University Lab Tech Busted for Selling Date Rape Drug GHB http://www.thefix.com/content/auburn-university-lab-tech-busted-selling-date-rape-drug-ghb <img src="http://d21no8zvelat5l.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/spiking%20drink.jpg?itok=cCB4sHVT" alt="" /><p>Stephen Howard allegedly used his position to buy the drug by the gallon.</p> Fri, 29 May 2015 15:30:00 -0400 John Lavitt http://www.thefix.com/content/auburn-university-lab-tech-busted-selling-date-rape-drug-ghb Epileptic Girl Has Fewer Seizures Thanks to Cannabis Treatment http://www.thefix.com/content/epileptic-girl-has-fewer-seizures-thanks-cannabis-treatment <img src="http://d21no8zvelat5l.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/cannabis%20girl.jpg?itok=OQ6mBZM5" alt="" /><p>Addyson Benton has had 80% fewer seizures after being treated with THCA.</p> Fri, 29 May 2015 13:00:00 -0400 Paul Gaita http://www.thefix.com/content/epileptic-girl-has-fewer-seizures-thanks-cannabis-treatment Massachusetts Senate Proposes New Schools for Recovering Addicts http://www.thefix.com/content/massachusetts-senate-proposes-new-schools-recovering-addicts <img src="http://d21no8zvelat5l.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/students%20taking%20test.jpg?itok=L5-KdZwy" alt="" /><p>$1 million has been earmarked to fund the opening of two recovery high schools in the state.</p> Fri, 29 May 2015 10:30:00 -0400 Brent McCluskey http://www.thefix.com/content/massachusetts-senate-proposes-new-schools-recovering-addicts Mixing Pot With Alcohol Greatly Increases THC in Bloodstream http://www.thefix.com/content/mixing-pot-alcohol-greatly-increases-thc-bloodstream <img src="http://d21no8zvelat5l.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/man%20smoking%20drinking.jpg?itok=lnA35PPX" alt="" /><p>Meanwhile, drivers who consumed both substances were more likely to get behind the wheel.</p> Fri, 29 May 2015 08:30:00 -0400 McCarton Ackerman http://www.thefix.com/content/mixing-pot-alcohol-greatly-increases-thc-bloodstream Morning Roundup: May 29, 2015 http://www.thefix.com/content/morning-roundup-may-29-2015 <img src="http://d21no8zvelat5l.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/chameleon.jpg?itok=583zHgX_" alt="" /><p>Convicted <strong>coke trafficker</strong> tries to join ISIS, man acquitted for blowing <strong>pot smoke</strong> at chameleon, and <strong>drunk pilot</strong> crashes Cessna into hangar.</p> Fri, 29 May 2015 07:00:00 -0400 Shawn Dwyer http://www.thefix.com/content/morning-roundup-may-29-2015 Is There a Link Between Smoking and Suicide? http://www.thefix.com/content/there-link-between-smoking-and-suicide <img src="http://d21no8zvelat5l.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/depressed%20smoker.jpg?itok=QaBmgPGn" alt="" /><p>Though denying a direct correlation, researchers say the link demands a closer look.</p> Thu, 28 May 2015 19:30:00 -0400 May Wilkerson http://www.thefix.com/content/there-link-between-smoking-and-suicide Pharmaceutical Companies Mining Patient DNA for New Drugs http://www.thefix.com/content/pharmaceutical-companies-mining-patient-dna-new-drugs <img src="http://d21no8zvelat5l.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/blue%20dna%20structure.jpg?itok=LKkxaqXx" alt="" /><p>Big Pharma wants to sequence your DNA to better understand how disease operate.</p> Thu, 28 May 2015 17:30:00 -0400 Brent McCluskey http://www.thefix.com/content/pharmaceutical-companies-mining-patient-dna-new-drugs Dr. Stanton Peele on Recreating Addiction Treatment in the 21st Century http://www.thefix.com/content/dr-stanton-peele-interviewed-smart-recovery-recreating-addiction-treatment-21st-century <img src="http://d21no8zvelat5l.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/stantonpro.png?itok=_m5tZiI8" alt="" /><p>The maverick addiction specialist discussed a wide range of topics in a podcast with SMART Recovery's Dr. Tom Horvath.</p> Thu, 28 May 2015 15:30:00 -0400 John Lavitt http://www.thefix.com/content/dr-stanton-peele-interviewed-smart-recovery-recreating-addiction-treatment-21st-century