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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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California Moves To Clean Up Medical Pot Business

Fifteen years after its initial passage, California's medical marijuana law remains a headache for state politicians.

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Michigan Debates Controversial Roadside Saliva Tests for Weed

Despite bipartisan support, medical marijuana opponents and even law enforcement officials have criticized the method being proposed for testing levels of THC.

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Methadone Clinics Shuttered In Crimea After Russian Takeover

Following the annexation of the region, Russia dealt a devastating blow to addicts by banning methadone treatment.

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Cattle-Worming Drug Found In British Cocaine

Authorities issued an alert saying 80 percent of cocaine seized in the UK has been cut with Levamisole, a cattle deworming drug that allegedly rots human skin.

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Former NBA Star Chris Herren Raises Money For Recovery

By finishing the Boston Marathon, Harren took another big step in his own recovery from opiate addiction while also raising funds to help others like him.

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Big Brother, Where Art Thou?

I barely made it out of my troubled adolescence and I had resources; how can I help an underprivileged teen with everything stacked against him?

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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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