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How the Rehab Fame Game Distorts Drug and Alcohol Treatment

By Brian Macaulay

If everything we know about rehab comes from celebrity stories, how are we supposed to recognize and accept real help? MORE  

North Korean Drug Trafficking Causing Addiction Epidemic

By McCarton Ackerman

While North Korea's hand in drug smuggling is hardly news, a new report shows just how widespread addiction is in the isolated communist nation. MORE  

How To Help Dennis Rodman Help Himself

By McCarton Ackerman

The infamous NBA star has been dipping his toes into the world of recovery for years, but has remained unwilling to fully commit. Could his celebrity status ultimately be his biggest downfall to getting sober? MORE  

Teenage Kim Jong-Un Downed Vodka, Smoked Cigs, and Imported Big Macs

By Bryan Le

The former head chef of the Kim family revealed the decadent upbringing of North Korea's brutal dictator. MORE  

Dennis Rodman Leaves Alcohol Rehab, Immediately Relapses, Denies Drinking Problem

By McCarton Ackerman

The former NBA great followed up his disastrous trip to North Korea by refusing to acknowledge that he has a problem with booze. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 11, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Dennis Rodman vomits all over hotel room, man smokes pot in maternity ward, sexually-charged drunk woman diverts airline and Rob Ford admits lying about drug use. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 3, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Roger Goodell not ready for medical pot, Dennis Rodman admits to being drunk, Scientific American wants LSD research, and Justin Bieber's plane searched for drugs. MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 30, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Teacher arrested for serving pot-laced food, UFC fighter admits wasting money on drugs, brewery to deliver beer by drone, and stumbling drunk goalie wins game. MORE  

Dennis Rodman Enters Rehab For Alcohol Abuse After North Korea Tirade

By McCarton Ackerman

Rodman blames booze for his inappropriate hijinks in North Korea. MORE  

Dennis Rodman Apologizes for North Korea Outburst

By Shawn Dwyer

The former NBA starred said he was sorry about criticizing imprisoned American Kenneth Bae and blamed his callous remarks on booze. MORE  

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