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Think Smoking A Hookah Is Harmless? Think Again

By Shawn Dwyer

A new study shows that just because you think it's safe, doesn't mean it is. MORE  

Terminally Ill Cancer Patient Enters Rehab To Die Drug-Free

By Shawn Dwyer

John Eggers has been video blogging his battle with terminal brain cancer for KTLA, but surprised news anchors when he revealed that he was also addicted to opiates. MORE  

American Obsession With Bacon Can Lead To Serious Health Risks

By John Lavitt

Though not exactly an addiction, our love of all things bacon can lead to increased health problems like cancer and cardiovascular disease. MORE  

Morning Roundup: December 30, 2013

By Shawn Dwyer

Robbie Williams admits cocaine almost killed him, LAPD to swab drivers' mouths for drugs, beerless man stabbed with ceramic squirrel, and drunk cross-dresser jumps airport fence. MORE  

Even Skin Cancer Won't Stop Tanning Addicts

By Bryan Le

One in seven tanning bed users return to the habit after a skin cancer diagnosis, a study finds. MORE  

Secondhand Smoke Affects Pets, Too

By Bryan Le

Dogs and cats exposed to smoking are twice as likely to develop nose or lung cancer. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 5, 2013

By Victoria Kim

Latin American countries seek new drug war tactics, a couple allowed a 10-month-old to ingest opium, and Melissa Etheridge says pot got her through chemotherapy. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 29, 2013

By Victoria Kim

There are now over 280 "legal highs" in Europe, "innocent" Arizona woman held in Mexico on drug smuggling charges, and marijuana gardens linked to owl deaths. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 14, 2013

By Bryan Le

Turkey considers banning booze ads, study finds "non-smoking" hotel rooms are a myth, and Tommy Chong says marijuana helped him beat cancer. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 7, 2013

By Bryan Le

Bill Clinton vows to combat overdose deaths, Colombian "nuns" hide cocaine under habits, and Brooke Mueller is hospitalized for Rx drug abuse. MORE  

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The Quick Fix
Drug, Alcohol and Tobacco Use Among Teens In Decline

The annual SAMHSA survey found that rates of use for most substances have dropped significantly, though most Americans are still not getting treatment.

9/19/14 7:30pm
Proposed British Alcohol Tax To Help Fund Treatment Programs

The Centre for Social Justice has proposed a two-pence tax on alcohol in order to pay for addiction treatment.

9/19/14 5:30pm
Bipartisan Senate Bill Seeks Millions for Addiction Treatment

Even if passed, the $80 million legislation is almost assured to be doomed by the Republican-led House.

9/19/14 3:30pm
South Carolina Man Illegally Operated Rehabs In Three States

Clayton Alfred White declared himself to be a professional drug counselor despite having no license or even training.

9/19/14 1:00pm
Philadelphia Man Accused of Running Illegal 'Recovery Homes'

Jeffrey Jackson has been accused of putting recovering addicts at risk by housing them in rooms deemed unfit for human dwelling.

9/19/14 10:30am

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Sober Living
Normies React to the 12 Steps

"I think admitting to having a problem in general is the right first step, but to admit powerlessness is unhealthy. .. I think admitting powerlessness is more harmful because it doesn't help. Admitting that you want and need help is more useful after admittance."

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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