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What We Know, and Don’t Know, About Depression and Alcoholism

By Paul Gaita

The recent death of actor Robin Williams cast a spotlight on the complicated relationship between addiction and depression. MORE  

Sick of Hangovers? Consider Changing Your DNA

By Victoria Kim

A new study revealed that the answer to why you're hungover might be in your genes. MORE  

Moderate Drinking Can Sharpen Sense Of Smell

By John Lavitt

Israeli researchers have found that a few drinks improved an individual's ability to smell, though too many had the adverse effect. MORE  

Iran Opens First State-Run Rehab For Alcoholism

By John Lavitt

Despite doling out the death penalty for just drinking alcohol, Iran has now made combating alcoholism a top priority. MORE  

Survey Says: Alcohol Still the Deadliest Drug

By Bryan Le

The most dangerous drug is still the most popular—and the most legal. MORE  

Morning Roundup: Aug. 12, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Drunk driver that hit The Rock's mom charged with DUI, large amount of cocaine missing from French police HQ, and drunk police dog handler arrested for abuse. MORE  

Tallulah Willis 'Secretly Enters' Rehab for Substance Abuse

By Shawn Dwyer

The daughter of Bruce Willis and Demi Moore allegedly has sought help for cocaine and alcohol addiction. MORE  

Alcohol During Pregnancy Can Slow Teenage Brain Development

By Bryan Le

A team of researchers have found that children whose mothers drank even moderately during pregnancy suffered from dulled mental development. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 29, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Scott Disick swears off booze for Kourtney Kardashian, dozens arrested for drunk incidents at Keith Urban concert, and Chicago alderman arrested for DUI. MORE  

Study Finds 'Energy Cocktails' Increase Urge To Drink

By McCarton Ackerman

An Australian study has raised another flag in the dangerous practice of combing booze and energy drinks. MORE  

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Marijuana legalization advocate and Princeton University employee Don DeZarn will soon have to make such a choice.

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Voyeuristic Chinese Men Pay to Watch Girls Do Meth

A report by Vice exposed Chinese men paying to watch working girls do meth. But the problem runs much deeper than that.

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Food Addiction Can Be Reversed, Study Says

A focus on eating healthier in concert with education can help food addicts turn toward healthier foods.

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Drug Abuse Crackdown in China Targets Foreigners

In an effort to crack down on drug abuse, China is forcing foreigners to provide random urine samples under the threat of detention.

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Attorney Accused Of Framing PTA Volunteer In Drug Planting Case

Attorney Kent Easter and his wife conspired to set-up Kelli Peters over alleged mistreatment of their son.

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Rehabilitation Directories

The Rehab Review
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?

The Ultimate Guide to Rehab
 
 
 
 
 

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

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