The Fix | News http://thefix.com/news Addiction and recovery, straight up. en Man Mistakenly Takes Meth, Walks Into Walmart Naked http://thefix.com/content/man-mistakenly-takes-meth-walks-walmart-naked <img src="http://thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/walmart.jpg?itok=8kBvjfV_" alt="" /><p>A South Carolina man accidentally took methamphetamine, which made him "paranoid" and "crazy" enough to walk into a Walmart wearing nothing but tennis shoes.</p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 19:30:00 -0400 Shawn Dwyer http://thefix.com/content/man-mistakenly-takes-meth-walks-walmart-naked Support On the Rise for Giving Naloxone to Emergency Personnel http://thefix.com/content/support-grows-giving-naxolone-police-fire-departments <img src="http://thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/antidote.jpg?itok=HP3juSBN" alt="" /><p>Proponents for equipping emergency responders with the lifesaving overdose antidote have become more vocal, with only those on the edges holding on to their opposition.</p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 17:30:00 -0400 Paul Gaita http://thefix.com/content/support-grows-giving-naxolone-police-fire-departments Back From the Abyss: The Autobiography of a Low-Bottom Alky http://thefix.com/content/back-abyss-autobiography-low-bottom-alky <img src="http://thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/abyss.jpg?itok=MtG-4DZv" alt="" /><p><strong>Paid Sponsored Post:</strong>&nbsp;Follow Kieran Doherty’s wild ride of a life––from altar boy to rebel to alcohol-fueled criminal… bringing a whole new meaning to hitting bottom.</p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:31:00 -0400 Sponsored Post http://thefix.com/content/back-abyss-autobiography-low-bottom-alky Eric Holder Optimistic, Cautious About Legal Marijuana http://thefix.com/content/eric-holder-optimistic-cautious-about-legal-marijuana <img src="http://thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/holder%20eric.jpg?itok=C6UFkKaB" alt="" /><p>The nation's top law enforcement officer has sounded a conciliatory tone in recent months, though he remains hesitant to fully embrace legal pot.</p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:30:00 -0400 Paul Gaita http://thefix.com/content/eric-holder-optimistic-cautious-about-legal-marijuana High Price of Breakthrough Hepatitis C Drug Expected to Decline http://thefix.com/content/high-price-breakthrough-hepatitis-c-drug-expected-decline <img src="http://thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/hep%20c%20virus.jpg?itok=z08MHW_j" alt="" /><p>Though the price potentially will drop, poorer countries will continue to suffer from the disease until a cheaper generic drug is available for sale.</p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 13:00:00 -0400 Victoria Kim http://thefix.com/content/high-price-breakthrough-hepatitis-c-drug-expected-decline Death Penalty Could Be Issued In Drug Conspiracy Case http://thefix.com/content/death-penalty-could-be-issued-drug-conspiracy-case <img src="http://thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/electric%20chair.jpg?itok=FZ5ucFId" alt="" /><p>Three suspects, including the alleged head of an entrenched drug dealing operation, face numerous criminal charges, including homicide.</p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:30:00 -0400 McCarton Ackerman http://thefix.com/content/death-penalty-could-be-issued-drug-conspiracy-case 'X-Men' Director Accused Of Drugging, Raping Teenage Boy http://thefix.com/content/x-men-director-accused-drugging-raping-teenage-boy <img src="http://thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/bryan%20singer.jpg?itok=nXKCAcRC" alt="" /><p>Bryan Singer has been accused of using drugs and alcohol to sexually assault a 17 year old in the late 1990s, charges the director has vehemently denied.</p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 08:30:00 -0400 McCarton Ackerman http://thefix.com/content/x-men-director-accused-drugging-raping-teenage-boy Morning Roundup: April 18, 2014 http://thefix.com/content/morning-roundup-april-18-2014 <img src="http://thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/drunk%20subway_0.jpg?itok=hh0aVCCp" alt="" /><p><strong>'Edward Cocaine</strong>' arrested for possession, pot biz in CO will fire employees for <strong>toking up</strong>, London tube driver <strong>drunk</strong>, and DEA makes big <strong>heroin bust</strong>.</p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:00:00 -0400 Shawn Dwyer http://thefix.com/content/morning-roundup-april-18-2014 More College Students Taking ADHD Drugs to Study http://thefix.com/content/more-college-students-taking-adhd-drugs-study <img src="http://thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/cramming%20adhd.jpg?itok=2e2OUd-N" alt="" /><p>The last 10 years have seen a drastic rise in college students taking Adderall or Ritalin in order to boost their productivity in an increasingly competitive environment.</p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 19:30:00 -0400 Shawn Dwyer http://thefix.com/content/more-college-students-taking-adhd-drugs-study Columbus Short Allegedly Threatens Wife With Knife While Drunk http://thefix.com/content/%E2%80%98scandal%E2%80%99-star-allegedly-threatens-wife-knife-while-drunk <img src="http://thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/columbus%20short.jpg?itok=r4sbwjcZ" alt="" /><p>The 'Scandal' star was reportedly intoxicated on wine when he threatened to kill his wife and himself over her alleged affairs.</p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:30:00 -0400 Shawn Dwyer http://thefix.com/content/%E2%80%98scandal%E2%80%99-star-allegedly-threatens-wife-knife-while-drunk