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Former GWU Pres Tells Women Stop Drinking to Avoid Rape

By Paul Gaita

Dr. Trachtenberg was roundly criticized from all corners for his obtuse remarks. MORE  

New Test Could Make Date Rape Drugs Extinct

By Bryan Le

Scientists have developed a 30-second test that turns any GHB-tainted drink a bright, fluorescent orange. MORE  

Surviving Rape and Staying Sober

By Sloane McDermott

The tools of 12-step recovery can help me to recover from anything—even a sexual assault. MORE  

Drunken "Consent" Key to Teen Rape Trial

By Ben Feuerherd

Two Ohio teens stand accused, as their town reels from the impact of underage drinking and social media. MORE  

Can Savvy Cups Catch Rape Drugs?

By Sarah Beller

A new product is intended to alert drinkers if they've been slipped a "roofie." MORE  

Belvedere Vodka's Rapey Ad: Social Media Fail?

By May Wilkerson

Promoting sexual assault turns out to be a less-than-smooth marketing strategy for Belvedere. MORE  

Drinking and Date Rape

By Amelia McDonell-Parry

She thought she'd just lost her virginity—until she found out someone had already taken it two nights earlier. Without alcohol, none of it would have happened. MORE  

Date-Rape Drug Terror Stalks Berlin

By Will Godfrey

A lone man dressed as Santa drugged a 15-year-old girl at a Christmas market this weekend—she's the ninth victim this month. MORE  

Spiked Drinks Are Sending Thousands to ER Each Year

By Ariel Nagi

Men are victims as well as women—and the 15,000 US ER cases in a year are just the tip of the iceberg. MORE  

Special Swizzle-Stick Detects Date-Rape Drugs

By Ariel Nagi

The inexpensive invention, about to hit drug stores, exposes even minimal traces of Ketamine and GHB MORE  

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This exclusive Northern California rehab is all about client choice—as well as golf outings, Buddhist field trips and keeping up with the office.

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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.

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