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Addiction (INACTIVE)

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  • Storytelling on L.A.'s skid row

    Storytelling on L.A.'s skid row
    Once a week for the last several years, I've driven to skid row to visit a friend. I get depressed about the area at times because it's such a depository of the unfortunate and the forgotten. But then I'll catch a warm greeting, or see a sign of hope in...
  • Dr. James West dies at 98; a founder of Betty Ford Center

    Dr. James West dies at 98; a founder of Betty Ford Center
    Dr. James W. West stood on the cutting edge of medicine in the middle of the 20th century and recognized "it sounded bizarre to remove an organ from a dead person and expect it to work." He was part of a team of surgeons who helped change that perception...
  • Cross-country tour to point out the failure of the war on drugs

    Cross-country tour to point out the failure of the war on drugs
    SAN DIEGO — If there is a more profound and costly failure than the war on drugs, it hasn't come to my attention. In Mexico, an estimated 50,000 to 70,000 people have been killed or have disappeared since 2006, as drug cartels wage bloody battles...
  • Promising new treatment for cocaine addiction adds stimulant drugs

    Promising new treatment for cocaine addiction adds stimulant drugs
    Cocaine dependence is a devilishly difficult addiction to break, owing to the drug's unique chemical ability both to reward users and to disrupt their impulse-control mechanisms. But a surprising drug combination may offer an equally clever way to...
  • Do you love being in love?

    Do you love being in love?
    Are you in love with being in love? When that infatuation fades are you the type of person who moves on to someone else? According to experts, you could be addicted to love — and we're not talking about a song by Robert Palmer, but a real problem...
  • Maryland prison program saves money and lives

    Maryland prison program saves money and lives
    We have a great capacity for placing people into categories and minimizing their humanity. One such category is "felons" and another is "drug addicts." We can easily forget that men and women who have been convicted of crimes or are suffering from...
  • Musikfest to announce final headliner. Here's who it just might be

     
    Two things happened Tuesday, May 1, that seemingly had no direct connection. First, it was the first anniversary of the capture and death of Al Quida leader Osama bin Laden. Second, Musikfest, Bethlehem’s massive 10-day music festival, announced...
  • Jane's Addiction tells Musikfest fans: "They (expletive) you AND (expletive) us"

     
    The guitarist of alt-rock band Jane’s Addiction angrily took to social media on Monday to criticize Musikfest’s response to the band’s lightning-shortened show, saying the festival is wrongly blaming the band and refusing to make it up...
  • Complete 2012 Channel Guide Magazine’s Viewer’s Voice Award Winners

     
    You Picked ’Em … The 2012 Viewers Voice Award Winners These are the ballot results you’ve been waiting for (let’s forget for just a minute Obama and Romney) — the winners of Channel Guide’s 2012 Viewers Voice Awards. In...
  • My Strange Addiction: Urine Drinker wins Most Outrageous Program Title in Channel Guide’s 2012 Viewer’s Voice Awards

     
    Urine drinker!?! Those two words definitely got our attention, as well as your votes, as My Strange Addiction Urine Drinker beat out Strange Sex: Adult Breastfeeding for Most Outrageous Program Title in Channel Guide's Viewers Voice Awards. Earlier this...
  • Jane's Addiction show one of Musikfest's best ever -- when prorated for length

     
    In just 33 minutes on stage in a lightning-shortened show Thursday, alt-rockers Jane’s Addiction brought more of a show than many acts do. Pro-rated by time, it would be among the greatest concerts ever in Musikfest’s 29-year history. Jane's...