The Fix | News Addiction and recovery, straight up. en Back Pain Sufferers with Psych Disorders Get Less Relief, More Likely To Abuse Meds <img src="" alt="" /><p>Chronic pain, depression, and painkillers make for a deadly combination.</p> Tue, 01 Dec 2015 08:30:00 -0500 Paul Gaita Morning Roundup: Dec. 1, 2015 <img src="" alt="" /><p><strong>Chris Christie</strong> pardons long-time drug offender, <strong>Sinead O'Connor</strong> fine after overdose post, and <strong>drunk thief</strong> gets hand stuck in mailbox.</p> Tue, 01 Dec 2015 07:00:00 -0500 Shawn Dwyer Prescription Stimulants Linked To PTSD In Combat Veterans <img src="" alt="" /><p>The Pentagon released the results of a large study of service members who took stimulants while in combat situations.</p> Mon, 30 Nov 2015 19:30:00 -0500 John Lavitt Higher-Potency Marijuana Could Lead To Brain Damage <img src="" alt="" /><p>The bad effects of high-potency weed are no longer just reefer madness hype.</p> Mon, 30 Nov 2015 17:30:00 -0500 May Wilkerson What Are "Trimmigrants" And Why Are They Flooding Northern California? <img src="" alt="" /><p>People from all over the world are flocking to NoCal, but some residents are not welcoming their presence.</p> Mon, 30 Nov 2015 15:30:00 -0500 McCarton Ackerman Why Did Police Retract Warnings About "Shatter?" <img src="" alt="" /><p>Warnings about the "dangerous" drug were apparently premature.</p> Mon, 30 Nov 2015 13:00:00 -0500 May Wilkerson Are Gut Microbes A Potential Cure For Eating Disorders? <img src="" alt="" /><p>New research into microscopic bugs could yield huge results.</p> Mon, 30 Nov 2015 10:30:00 -0500 John Lavitt University Offers Addiction Rehab Certificate As Substance Abuse Field Grows <img src="" alt="" /><p>There has been more demand for substance abuse professionals in light of the growing opioid crisis.</p> Mon, 30 Nov 2015 08:30:00 -0500 Victoria Kim Morning Roundup: Nov. 30, 2015 <img src="" alt="" /><p><strong>John Stamos</strong> court ordered to rehab, coke charges unlikely for <strong>Lamar Odom</strong>, and Canadian cities are <strong>banning edibles</strong>.</p> Mon, 30 Nov 2015 07:00:00 -0500 Shawn Dwyer Bishop Highlights Racial Disparity In U.S. Approach To Addiction <img src="" alt="" /><p>Bishop Talbert Swan is fighting back against the racial undertones of the war on drugs.</p> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 19:30:00 -0500 Victoria Kim