The Fix http://thefix.com Addiction and recovery, straight up. en Cattle-Worming Drug Found In British Cocaine http://thefix.com/content/cattle-worming-drug-found-british-cocaine <img src="http://thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/cattle.jpg?itok=K7O-9hgq" alt="" /><p>Authorities issued an alert saying 80 percent of cocaine seized in the UK has been cut with Levamisole, a cattle deworming drug that allegedly rots human skin.</p> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:00:00 -0400 John Lavitt http://thefix.com/content/cattle-worming-drug-found-british-cocaine Former NBA Star Chris Herren Raises Money For Recovery http://thefix.com/content/former-nba-star-chris-herren-raises-money-recovery-finishing-boston-marathon <img src="http://thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/chris%20herren.jpg?itok=d7HFqSsy" alt="" /><p>By finishing the Boston Marathon, Harren took another big step in his own recovery from opiate addiction while also raising funds to help others like him.</p> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:30:00 -0400 McCarton Ackerman http://thefix.com/content/former-nba-star-chris-herren-raises-money-recovery-finishing-boston-marathon Willie Nelson's Daughter Busted For Marijuana Possession http://thefix.com/content/willie-nelsons-daughter-busted-marijuana-possession <img src="http://thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/paula%20nelson.jpg?itok=ivKeaN-o" alt="" /><p>Paula Nelson followed her father's footsteps by getting busted with just under two ounces of weed in Texas.</p> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:30:00 -0400 McCarton Ackerman http://thefix.com/content/willie-nelsons-daughter-busted-marijuana-possession Morning Roundup: April 23, 2014 http://thefix.com/content/morning-roundup-april-23-2014 <img src="http://thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/jewels%20mugshot.jpg?itok=laEnYXi_" alt="" /><p>Voters fill <strong>Cocaine Congressman's</strong> seat, <strong>drunk father</strong> puts daughter in headlock, Florida surgeon general opposes <strong>medical pot</strong>, and feds say <strong>powdered booze</strong> an error.</p> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 07:00:00 -0400 Shawn Dwyer http://thefix.com/content/morning-roundup-april-23-2014 Pro-Ana: ‘Thinspiration' and Social Media http://thefix.com/content/pro-ana-%E2%80%98thin%E2%80%99-inspiration-social-media <img src="http://thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/anorexia.jpg?itok=1JwtHm3U" alt="" /><p>Is the ‘Pro-Ana’ phenomenon in social media a danger to the recovery process for anorexics?</p> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 23:44:08 -0400 Salatha Helton http://thefix.com/content/pro-ana-%E2%80%98thin%E2%80%99-inspiration-social-media New ABC Drama ‘Black Box’ Tackles Addiction http://thefix.com/content/new-abc-drama-%E2%80%98black-box%E2%80%99-tackles-addiction <img src="http://thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/kelly%20reilly%20black%20box.jpg?itok=CLVU0dga" alt="" /><p>Kelly Reilly plays a world-renowned neuroscientist with bipolar disorder who gets off on skipping her meds.</p> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 19:30:00 -0400 Shawn Dwyer http://thefix.com/content/new-abc-drama-%E2%80%98black-box%E2%80%99-tackles-addiction Republican State Congressman Arrested For DUI http://thefix.com/content/republican-congressman-arrested-dui <img src="http://thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/dan%20eagle.jpg?itok=bCgmURfe" alt="" /><p>Dan Eagle saw his rising star fade a bit after getting arrested for driving under the influence upon leaving a Taco Bell and blowing a red light in Tallahassee.</p> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 17:30:00 -0400 Shawn Dwyer http://thefix.com/content/republican-congressman-arrested-dui San Diego Man Claims Anti- Smoking Drug Made Him Kill Ex-Wife http://thefix.com/content/san-diego-man-claims-anti-smoking-drug-made-him-kill-ex-wife <img src="http://thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/generic%20court%20room.jpg?itok=mXVV2aCb" alt="" /><p>Tim Danielson said that Chantix plunged him into depression weeks before he shot ex-wife Ming Qi several times and then tried to kill himself.</p> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 15:30:00 -0400 Shawn Dwyer http://thefix.com/content/san-diego-man-claims-anti-smoking-drug-made-him-kill-ex-wife Supreme Court Smacks Down Rick Scott On Drug Testing http://thefix.com/content/supreme-court-smacks-down-rick-scott-drug-testing <img src="http://thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/rick%20scott%20alien.jpg?itok=CBgIj2-K" alt="" /><p>The high court denied Florida's petition to hear new arguments in the case, so naturally Scott remained defiant in his increasingly quixotic pursuit of mandatory drug testing.</p> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 13:00:00 -0400 Dana Byerly http://thefix.com/content/supreme-court-smacks-down-rick-scott-drug-testing Crime Lab Delays In Texas Sparking Bogus Drug Convictions http://thefix.com/content/crime-lab-delays-texas-sparking-bogus-drug-convictions <img src="http://thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/crime%20lab.jpg?itok=f6O9XjuM" alt="" /><p>A lack of rapid, competent forensic labs and a dearth of public resources has caused another black eye for justice in Texas.</p> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 10:30:00 -0400 McCarton Ackerman http://thefix.com/content/crime-lab-delays-texas-sparking-bogus-drug-convictions