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American Obsession With Bacon Can Lead To Serious Health Risks

By John Lavitt

Though not exactly an addiction, our love of all things bacon can lead to increased health problems like cancer and cardiovascular disease. MORE  

Phoenix Suns Player Admits to Skittles Addiction

By Victoria Kim

On six or seven packs a day, Michael Beasley joins a roster of sugar-addicted pro-athletes. MORE  

I Want Candy

By Laura Barcella

Experts say that sugar affects brain chemistry and contributes to cancer, alcoholism and depression. It was also my first addiction—and it's still hanging on tight. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 18, 2012

By Reina Berger

Early substance use linked to underachieving, young people find smoking too expensive, and Tyra Banks pledges to fight eating disorders. MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 4, 2012

By Bryan Le

Colombia's FARC releases hostages, NYPD "made hundreds of unlawful marijuana arrests," and alcohol makes you feel pretty. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 8, 2012

By Bryan Le

South Dakota rejects welfare drug testing, Cirque Lodge rehab isn't treating Demi Moore, and whiskey byproducts generate green power. MORE  

Should Sugar be Treated Like Stoli?

By Jason Gotlieb

University of California researchers call for sugar to be regulated and taxed in a similar way to alcohol and tobacco. MORE  

Woman Ripped Off by Crack Dealer Calls Cops

By Luke Walker

Being sold sugar instead of crack gets one user angry enough to make a big mistake. MORE  

Why Alcoholics Crave Sweets

By Kristen McGuiness

When we put down the bottle and the blow, we often reach for the cookies and candy. But when does that last pint of Ben and Jerry's become one pint too many? MORE  

Take Part in a Food Addiction Survey

By Dirk Hanson

Researchers hope to shed light on the controversial connection between “food addiction” and other addictions like smoking and drinking. MORE  

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Zac Efron Talks Addiction With...Bear Grylls?

The Neighbors actor spoke with the reality TV survivalist about addiction while eating worms in the Caskill mountains.

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Nationwide Clearinghouse Proposed To Monitor Drug And Alcohol Offenses Of Truckers

Will a nationwide monitoring system to track the drug and alcohol use of truck drivers cause more issues than it proposes to fix?

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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, appealing and commendable 4.5 star (our system doesn't yet show the 1/2 star) San Diego rehab has a program for you. 

Reflections
 
 
 
 

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

The Ultimate Guide to Rehab
 
 
 
 
 

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

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