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Stepping Over the Bodies

By Rich Howard

Life on the frontlines of the real War on Drugs in the recovery capital of the world. MORE  

Memorial Daze

By Amy Dresner

I appreciate that this guy died as a result of alcoholism, but only at an AA memorial do people harp on WHY the person died. MORE  

Indie Singer Jason Molina Dies From Alcoholism

By Hunter R. Slaton

The cult singer-songwriter passes away at age 39 from organ failure due to drinking. MORE  

Why Americans Die So Young

By Ben Feuerherd

People in the US drink and smoke less than Europeans—but eating, driving and drug habits shorten our lives. MORE  

Carnival Cruises in the Dock Over Booze Death

By McCarton Ackerman

A Texas woman claims Carnival Cruise Lines "conditioned" her husband to drink excessively and falsely reported his death as suicide. MORE  

Rodney King Dies at 47

By Valerie Tejeda

The famous victim of police brutality is found dead in his pool after a lifelong struggle with drugs and alcohol. MORE  

Mary Kennedy Found Dead at 52

By Valerie Tejeda

The estranged wife of RFK Jr. had a turbulent history with drugs and alcohol. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 21, 2012

By Will Godfrey

Mexican riot that killed 44 was cover for Zetas Cartel jailbreak, smoking bans outside bars can curb "social smoking," and Asian kids seem at higher risk of gambling addiction. MORE  

Toxic Booze Kills 24 in India

By Valerie Tejeda

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

Would AA Have Saved Jim Morrison?

By Joe Schrank

What would have been the Doors frontman's 68th birthday yesterday was a chance to reflect on the alcoholism that killed him. MORE  

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In darker periods, I would sleep with some guy in the hopes of making him love me. It would work for a couple of months here and there, but I could only keep ‘sloppy drunk girl’ at bay for so long.

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