The Fix | News http://www.thefix.com/news Addiction and recovery, straight up. en How a Computer Can Tell If You’re Drunk http://www.thefix.com/content/how-computer-can-tell-if-you%E2%80%99re-drunk <img src="http://d21no8zvelat5l.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/computer%20algorithm.jpg?itok=DqaHUYfL" alt="" /><p>This could be the start of a Skynet-like takeover of drunk driving enforcement. Or not.</p> Fri, 22 May 2015 19:30:00 -0400 Paul Gaita http://www.thefix.com/content/how-computer-can-tell-if-you%E2%80%99re-drunk Indiana Teen Dies in Police Custody After Taking Synthetic Marijuana http://www.thefix.com/content/indiana-teen-dies-police-custody-after-taking-synthetic-marijuana <img src="http://d21no8zvelat5l.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/spilled%20synthetic%20pot.jpg?itok=KTtAnbN8" alt="" /><p>Kyler Myers died while being transported to the hospital from county jail.</p> Fri, 22 May 2015 17:30:00 -0400 Victoria Kim http://www.thefix.com/content/indiana-teen-dies-police-custody-after-taking-synthetic-marijuana Harlem Choir Using Music to Overcome Addiction and Inspire Others http://www.thefix.com/content/harlem-choir-using-music-overcome-addiction-and-inspire-others <img src="http://d21no8zvelat5l.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/arc%20gospel%20choir.jpg?itok=p1Lc4sV4" alt="" /><p>The Arc Gospel Choir is entirely comprised of former drug abusers.</p> Fri, 22 May 2015 15:30:00 -0400 McCarton Ackerman http://www.thefix.com/content/harlem-choir-using-music-overcome-addiction-and-inspire-others Incidence of Heroin Fatalities Actually Much Higher Than First Thought http://www.thefix.com/content/incidence-heroin-fatalities-actually-much-higher-first-thought <img src="http://d21no8zvelat5l.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/cooking%20heroin_1.jpg?itok=YQLvziOQ" alt="" /><p>It’s likely hundreds who have died from heroin overdose are not counted in the latest statistics.</p> Fri, 22 May 2015 13:00:00 -0400 Zachary Siegel http://www.thefix.com/content/incidence-heroin-fatalities-actually-much-higher-first-thought Washington Pot Stores Busted For Selling to Minors http://www.thefix.com/content/washington-pot-stores-busted-selling-minors <img src="http://d21no8zvelat5l.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/pot%20store%20counter.jpeg?itok=ksHLMoPO" alt="" /><p>Four out of 22 pot retailers were caught in a statewide sting.</p> Fri, 22 May 2015 10:30:00 -0400 McCarton Ackerman http://www.thefix.com/content/washington-pot-stores-busted-selling-minors Woman Sues Former Employer After Being Fired While In Rehab http://www.thefix.com/content/woman-sues-former-employer-after-being-fired-while-rehab <img src="http://d21no8zvelat5l.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/you%20are%20fired.jpg?itok=i3VY-zlS" alt="" /><p>Lucy Dafala claimed she was fired in 2012 for seeking help for her battle with booze.</p> Fri, 22 May 2015 08:30:00 -0400 McCarton Ackerman http://www.thefix.com/content/woman-sues-former-employer-after-being-fired-while-rehab Morning Roundup: May 22, 2015 http://www.thefix.com/content/morning-roundup-may-22-2015 <img src="http://d21no8zvelat5l.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/chris%20pratt.jpg?itok=kuvM7qpr" alt="" /><p>Drunk <strong>Chris Pratt</strong> dispenses bad acting advice, cop shoots two black men for <strong>stealing beer</strong>, and cocaine charges against <strong>Trick Daddy</strong> dropped.</p> Fri, 22 May 2015 07:00:00 -0400 Shawn Dwyer http://www.thefix.com/content/morning-roundup-may-22-2015 Pro-MDMA Group Opens Ecstasy Shop in Amsterdam http://www.thefix.com/content/pro-mdma-group-opens-ecstasy-shop-amsterdam <img src="http://d21no8zvelat5l.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/blue%20mdma%20pills.jpg?itok=NIOLf5ER" alt="" /><p>The group wanted to show how government regulation is better than the status quo.</p> Thu, 21 May 2015 19:30:00 -0400 May Wilkerson http://www.thefix.com/content/pro-mdma-group-opens-ecstasy-shop-amsterdam High-End Escort Convicted For Killing Google Exec With Heroin Overdose http://www.thefix.com/content/high-end-escort-convicted-killing-google-exec-heroin-overdose <img src="http://d21no8zvelat5l.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/alix%20tichelman.JPG?itok=0GAjHHef" alt="" /><p>Alix Catherine Tichelman delivered a lethal dose of heroin to Forrest Hayes in 2013.</p> Thu, 21 May 2015 17:30:00 -0400 Brent McCluskey http://www.thefix.com/content/high-end-escort-convicted-killing-google-exec-heroin-overdose Report Highlights Relationship Between Drinking and College Sexual Assault http://www.thefix.com/content/report-highlights-relationship-between-drinking-and-college-sexual-assault <img src="http://d21no8zvelat5l.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/sexual%20assault%20concept.jpg?itok=gydMRdPC" alt="" /><p>The problem with alcohol and sexual assault on campus has reached "epidemic" levels.</p> Thu, 21 May 2015 15:30:00 -0400 May Wilkerson http://www.thefix.com/content/report-highlights-relationship-between-drinking-and-college-sexual-assault