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Robert Downey Sr. Says Son Getting Sober Is His 'Highlight'

By McCarton Ackerman

Forget all the great performances or the summer blockbusters, Robert Downey Jr.'s father is proudest of his sobriety. MORE  

Lady Gaga Credits Elton John With Curbing Her Pot Addiction

By McCarton Ackerman

Though she still partakes every now and then, Lady Gaga thanks the Rocket Man for being the "soberest" she has been in years. MORE  

Can Coffee Reduce Symptoms of Cocaine Addiction?

By McCarton Ackerman

Researchers found that caffeine can potentially block changes in the brain caused by cocaine, particularly in women. MORE  

Kendra Wilkinson Reveals She Nearly Died From Drug Abuse

By McCarton Ackerman

The former Playmate revealed that a deadly combo of cocaine and crystal meth nearly led to her death at 14. MORE  

Seattle Parents Protest Drug Recovery High School Near Elementary School

By McCarton Ackerman

Some recovery high schools across the country have met with criticism from the very communities they serve. MORE  

Saudi Arabia Beheads 24 Drug Smugglers So Far In 2014

By McCarton Ackerman

Almost half the people beheaded in Saudi Arabia this year were caught smuggling drugs. MORE  

Former Miss USA Tara Conner Opens Up About Getting Sober

By McCarton Ackerman

Conner has been sober for seven years and is now hoping to help others in their battle with addiction. MORE  

Married San Diego Cops Face Seven Years On Drug Charges

By McCarton Ackerman

Officers Bryce and Jennifer Charpentier were busted for dealing prescription drugs. MORE  

Rural Alaskan Communities Address High Teen Drug Abuse, Suicide Rates

By McCarton Ackerman

The scourge of drug abuse and suicide among teens has plagued even the furthest most reaches of The Last Frontier. MORE  

Ohio Lawmakers Could Face Random Drug Testing

By McCarton Ackerman

While Republicans insist on accountability from people receiving public assistance, they won't require the same from themselves. MORE  

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