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Alcohol Kills 88,000 Americans Per Year, Study Says

By Paul Gaita

Whether due to direct consumption or deterioration of health over time, alcohol contributes to more deaths than most illegal drugs. MORE  

Morning Roundup: December 3, 2013

By Shawn Dwyer

Joe Jonas smoked marijuana with Miley Cyrus, British mom kicks her Pepsi habit, Russia raises the price of vodka, and bags of pot fall from the sky. MORE  

Morning Roundup: November 27, 2013

By Shawn Dwyer

New York State mayor arrested for DWI, South Korean actress busted for propofol, another Seattle Seahawk suspended, and Chicago wants to ban e-cigs. MORE  

Vodka Blinds Kiwi, Whiskey Shows Him the Light

By Bryan Le

Desperate doctors used Johnnie Walker Black Label to save the sight of a hard-drinking diabetic. He's stayed sober since. MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 12, 2012

By May Wilkerson

Obama accused of flip-flopping on medical pot, Rx drug take-back day set for April 28, and Whitney Houston's daughter "caught smoking pot" on camera. MORE  

Four Loko Under Fire—Again

By Bryan Le

The controversial malt liquor is in hot water again after complaints over colorful cans and high alcohol content. MORE  

Toxic Booze Kills 24 in India

By Valerie Tejeda

Bootlegged alcohol made from cough syrup and methanol proves fatal—again. MORE  

Video: Teens Insert Vodka-Soaked Tampons for an Intense Hit

By Will Godfrey

The latest method for underage drinkers to ingest vodka is as dangerous as it is unbelievable. MORE  

Final Verdict: Amy Winehouse Died of Alcohol Poisoning

By Jason Gotlieb

An alcohol overdose was quite enough to kill the star, as the inquest finds, despite a tendency to assume illegal drugs must be to blame. MORE  

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Head Shop Owner Gets 17½ Years for Selling Synthetic Drugs

Jim Carlson's long prison sentence will serve as a testing ground for future synthetic drug prosecutions.

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Survey Says: Alcohol Still the Deadliest Drug

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

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'Girls' Star Zosia Mamet Reveals Eating Disorder

The actress wrote about her long struggle in a column published in Glamour magazine.

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E-Cigarettes Are Not As Harmless As We've Been Told

A number of recent studies have shown that vapor contains harmful byproducts that can cause asthma, cancer, and heart disease.

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Documentary Examines Addiction Among Classical Musicians

The British-made Addicts Symphony explores the surprising rise of drug abuse among classical musicians.

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Rehabilitation Directories

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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?

The Ultimate Guide to Rehab
 
 
 
 
 

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

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