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Researchers Link Child Abuse to Higher Risk of Relapse

By John Lavitt

Addicts with a history of abuse as children could have a greater chance of relapsing while in early recovery. MORE  

Adrian Peterson Admits Smoking Pot, Ordered to be Re-Arrested

By Shawn Dwyer

The All-Pro running back saw his bail revoked after admitting to smoking marijuana. MORE  

Drug Addicted Mother to Get Compensation For Disabled Daughter's Death

By McCarton Ackerman

A mother's absence due to drug addiction led to her disabled daughter's brutal beating at the hands of her husband. MORE  

Couple Convicted For Child Neglect Over 'World of Warcraft' Addiction

By Shawn Dwyer

A California couple locked up two young relatives in a filthy mobile home and refused to let them leave for three years. MORE  

Morning Roundup: August 6, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

CNN's Arwa Damon sued for drunkenly biting EMTs, P.J. Tucker gets jail for super extreme DUI, and drunk man falls into river while masturbating. MORE  

Irish Orphans Used As 'Drug Guinea Pigs' In 1930s, Unveiled Records Show

By McCarton Ackerman

The records surfaced at the same time a mass grave at one of the testing sites was recently discovered. MORE  

Morning Roundup: December 26, 2013

By Shawn Dwyer

Uruguay president makes legal pot official, Oklahoma woman smuggles pot pipe in vagina, Alaska cop sexted child while drunk, and Kelly LeBrock was double the legal limit in DUI. MORE  

From Raped Child to Recovering Food Addict

By Maddy Demberg

After I was raped at the age of 11, food became my enemy and my master. Part of my recovery has been to engage with food in a sober way. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 30, 2013

By May Wilkerson

ADHD medications not linked to drug and alcohol abuse, dieters "smoke" booze to save calories, and Lil' Scrappy seeks help for "out of control" marijuana addiction. MORE  

Arizona Dad Forces Booze on Teen Sons

By McCarton Ackerman

After catching his sons drinking, a father tries to teach them a lesson—and learns a lesson himself. MORE  

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