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Only Ten Percent of Alcoholics Prescribed Medication

By Shawn Dwyer

An analysis of over a hundred case studies showed that alcoholics were denied medications proven to help overcome addiction if only because their benefits are not widely known. MORE  

Rob Ford To Enter Rehab For Substance Abuse

By Shawn Dwyer

At long last, everyone’s favorite crack smoking mayor has realized that he has a problem. Or maybe he’s just worried about a new video coming to light. MORE  

New Bill in Wyoming Would Give Millions to Substance Abuse Programs

By Shawn Dwyer

A lawmaker from Casper wants to use money from alcohol sales to fund treatment. MORE  

'True Blood' Star Joe Manganiello Sober For 11 Years

By McCarton Ackerman

The star revealed both his addiction to alcohol and his sobriety, as well as being bullied as a child, in an interview with HuffPost Live. MORE  

Christians and Muslims Unite to Fight Drug Abuse in Kenya

By Chrisanne Grise

With the government turning a blind eye to a growing "national disaster," religious groups put aside their differences to help. MORE  

Does the Military Have a Drinking Problem?

By Victoria Kim

Lt. Col. Elizabeth Robbins blames alcohol abuse for fueling sex crimes in the military. MORE  

Video: Man Downs 40 Jägerbombs in Six Minutes

By Bryan Le

A reckless casino winner blows his winnings on 40 shots of Jäger, only to lose it all in the bar sink. MORE  

Social Anxiety Linked to Teen Substance Abuse

By Valerie Tejeda

A study finds teens with anxiety disorder are more likely to abuse drugs at an earlier age. MORE  

What Shall We Do With "Drunken Sailor" Jibes?

By Sarah Beller

Stung by politicians' remarks, the Aussie navy snaps that the old stereotype is untrue and insulting. MORE  

Fingerprint Scanner Tests Workers for Booze

By McCarton Ackerman

A new device measuring BAC could soon become commonplace at the office. MORE  

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Actress Elizabeth Peña's Death Caused By Alcohol Abuse

The La Bamba actress died from cirrhosis of the liver due to alcohol.

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Racially Biased Pot Arrests Remain Same Under De Blasio

After campaigning against racial profiling, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio has actually amplified the "unjust" practice.

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Macy Gray Says Drug Use Contributed To Career Decline

Gray admitted that fame made her a "massive asshole" and contributed to her descent into drug abuse.

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After $7.6 Billion, U.S. Drug War In Afghanistan A Stunning Failure

A new report shows that Afghan farmers produced a record amount of opium last year.

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Morning Roundup: Oct. 23, 2014

Drunk clown arrested for firing pellet gun into street, John McEnroe's son bought baking soda instead of cocaine, and man arrested with 'Ebola' heroin.

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