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World Cup and Alcoholism

By Romina Mazzaferri

The final game between Germany and Argentina is this Sunday, but is the greatest global sporting event a perfect storm for alcoholism? Our Argentinean correspondent reports . . . . MORE  

U.S. Goalie Tim Howard Drug Tested After Record-Breaking Performance

By McCarton Ackerman

Howard was one of the two randomly selected players FIFA picked after he blocked a record 16 shots on goal. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 26, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Cyclist Diego Ulissi fails doping test, Stevie J tests positive for coke and weed, and New York cop found drunk and naked after receiving medal. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 17, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Josh Brent released from prison after DUI conviction, English World Cup fans buying cocaine in favelas, and drunk man rescued from ocean punches lifeguard. MORE  

Bracing for World Cup, Brazil Arrests Major Cocaine Supplier

By John Lavitt

Brazilian authorities have gone above and beyond in their attempts to sanitize the drug and crime-infested favelas surrounding the World Cup site. MORE  

Soccer Chief Can't Bear Booze-Free World Cup

By Will Godfrey

"You might be better off saying don't come," the chairman of England's Premier League tells World Cup hosts Qatar. MORE  

Brazil Congress to Vote on World Cup Alcohol Sales

By McCarton Ackerman

Budweiser's sponsorship of the 2014 World Cup could sway Brazil to revise a law banning booze at games. MORE  

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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.

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

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