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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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PMS: A Natural Threat to Sobriety

I remember slamming things around the kitchen one night and feeling like I’d lost my mind. I was angry about something so minor, I literally can’t remember what it was and I don’t know that I knew then either

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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, appealing and commendable 4.5 star (our system doesn't yet show the 1/2 star) San Diego rehab has a program for you. 

Reflections
 
 
 
 

This exclusive Northern California rehab is all about client choice—as well as golf outings, Buddhist field trips and keeping up with the office.

Capo By The Sea
 
 
 
 

Capo By The Sea offers an executive rehab program complete with medical detox and a focus on dual-diagnosis issues, as well as an outpatient option in an environment that exudes the kind of beach house optimism one would expect from an Orange County recovery outfit.

Journey Malibu
 
 
 
 

Want many of the luxury amenities A-listers have come to expect—including an enormous backyard with a pool and patio, an herb garden, a volleyball net and a spectacular vista of the Santa Monica mountains—with a recovery program to match?

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

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