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Kenneth Garger

New Site Helps "Ex-aholics" Get Over Lost Love

By Kenneth Garger

Exaholics.com, a website for people who are obsessed with their exes, is visited by legions of lovelorn sufferers. But are they really addicts? MORE  

Hookahs Play Tricks on Users

By Kenneth Garger

The sociable smoking devices have become wildly popular, but despite their "safe" image, researchers warn they can be worse for you than cigarettes. MORE  

84-Year-Old Shrink Deals Oxy to DEA

By Kenneth Garger

Octogenarian New Jersey psychiatrist not old enough to know better than to hand out handfuls of oxy—again. MORE  

Camera Phones Monitor Meth-Head Compliance

By Kenneth Garger

Scientists say using cell phone photos to check that meth-addicts take their prescribed modafinil regularly is a viable plan. MORE  

Surprise! Underage Drinking in New York Among Lowest in Nation

By Kenneth Garger

But plenty of New York youngsters still hit the booze and the "gateway" theory holds water, says new study. MORE  

Giant NBA "Role-Model" in Assault and Pepper Incident

By Kenneth Garger

Kendrick Perkins, the Oklahoma City Thunder colossus, may face big questions at his anti-violence kids' camp after a pepper-spraying night club brawl in Texas. MORE  

Indian Smokers Get Facebook App to "Unlike" Tobacco

By Kenneth Garger

Nicorette will use social networking to try to crack a huge, health-conscious market. MORE  

Cocaine Traffickers May Have Massacred Lost Brazilian Tribe

By Kenneth Garger

One of the last uncontacted tribes in the Amazon basin seems to have fallen victim to violent Peruvian smugglers. MORE  

Majority of Americans Back Legalizing Marijuana

By Kenneth Garger

55% believe pot should be legal. But they're standing firm against heroin and coke. MORE  

Is Your Job Driving You to Drink?

By Kenneth Garger

Working over 50 hours a week greatly increases your chances of becoming alcohol dependent. MORE  

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The Quick Fix
Poll Shows Americans Are Against Legalizing Other Drugs

While support for legal marijuana has grown in recent years, most people remain staunchly opposed harder drugs being legalized.

10:30am
Whoopi Goldberg to Write Pot Column For Denver Post

Even though she was once a functioning addict, the Oscar-winning actress turned to vaporized weed to treat headaches stemming from glaucoma.

8:30am
Morning Roundup: April 21, 2014

Rob Ford kicks off re-election with free alcohol, Ohio bans more synthetics, pot smokers hiding weed in vaporizers, and government approves powdered booze.

7:00am
Man Mistakenly Takes Meth, Walks Into Walmart Naked

A South Carolina man accidentally took methamphetamine, which made him "paranoid" and "crazy" enough to walk into a Walmart wearing nothing but tennis shoes.

4/18/14 7:30pm
Support On the Rise for Giving Naloxone to Emergency Personnel

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.

4/18/14 5:30pm

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Cliffside Malibu
 
 
 
 
 

The “beach-house-relaxed” Cliffside Malibu claims to provide an oasis for recovering addicts and alcoholics. And that’s just what you'll get—if you’ve got the cash.

Morningside Recovery
 
 
 

For a “rehab near the beach” experience that isn’t quite as costly as similar SoCal competitors, head to this Newport Beach treatment facility.

AToN Center
 
 
 
 

Whether you’re interested in the 12 Steps, SMART Recovery, or holistic treatments, this luxurious San Diego rehab has a program for you—if you can tear yourself away from “the most amazing massages ever."

The Ultimate Guide to Rehab
 
 
 
 
 

What you need to know when choosing an addiction treatment center.

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