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Woman's Lip-Filler "Addiction" Nearly Cost Her Life

By Fionna Agomuoh

A woman who suffers from body dysmorphic disorder talks of the pain and danger of excessive use of lip-fillers. MORE  

Women Wear Stronger "Beer Goggles"

By Valerie Tejeda

Although alcohol makes everyone rate potential partners as sexier than before, it effects women more. MORE  

Kate Middleton's Valentine's Visits Back Recovery

By Bryan Le

The Duchess of Cambridge gives public support to a recovery choir and a dry bar in England. MORE  

London's Drunk Criminals Wear Tags That Track Sobriety

By Bryan Le

Electronic bracelets will bring down the heat if drunken offenders take another sip. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 9, 2012

By Bryan Le

Major League Baseball manages Josh Hamilton's relapse, Colorado city bans medical marijuana, and NYC squatters busted with cocaine, grenades—and a pig. MORE  

Smoking Linked to Decline of the Mind

By Bryan Le

Researchers find that besides blackening the lungs, smoking can cloud the mind with premature cognitive decline. MORE  

Chasing the Dragon in Jail

By Rick Watts

Being locked up is an inconvenience when you're craving heroin. A London prisoner and ex-user recalls that getting the drugs is the easy part. MORE  

Air Steward Bars Groping Drunk Woman From Mile High Club

By Luke Walker

An alcoholic is convicted of sexually assaulting a male flight attendant, but narrowly avoids jail. MORE  

What Happens to a Non-Alcoholic Who Is Sentenced to Sobriety?

By Will Godfrey

The first few months of drying out are incredibly tough for any alcoholic. But for a “social” drinker who’s forced to quit for medical reasons, it’s easy enough. Right? MORE  

Queen-Stalking Drunk Died Feet From The Palace

By Will Godfrey

A mentally-ill alcoholic who was obsessed with the Queen died in the perfect place from which to spy on Buckingham Palace—and lay undiscovered for three years. MORE  

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Man Mistakenly Takes Meth, Walks Into Walmart Naked

A South Carolina man accidentally took methamphetamine, which made him "paranoid" and "crazy" enough to walk into a Walmart wearing nothing but tennis shoes.

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Support On the Rise for Giving Naloxone to Emergency Personnel

Proponents for equipping emergency responders with the lifesaving overdose antidote have become more vocal, with only those on the edges holding on to their opposition.

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Back From the Abyss: The Autobiography of a Low-Bottom Alky

Paid Sponsored Post: Follow Kieran Doherty’s wild ride of a life––from altar boy to rebel to alcohol-fueled criminal… bringing a whole new meaning to hitting bottom.

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Eric Holder Optimistic, Cautious About Legal Marijuana

The nation's top law enforcement officer has sounded a conciliatory tone in recent months, though he remains hesitant to fully embrace legal pot.

4/18/14 3:30pm
High Price of Breakthrough Hepatitis C Drug Expected to Decline

Though the price potentially will drop, poorer countries will continue to suffer from the disease until a cheaper generic drug is available for sale.

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Sober Living
How I Forgave the Woman Who Helped My Son Die of an Overdose

She introduced him to the drug that eventually killed him. It took a long time, but eventually I had to treat her the way my son would have wanted.

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 San Diego rehab has a program for you—if you can tear yourself away from “the most amazing massages ever."

The Ultimate Guide to Rehab
 
 
 
 
 

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

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