| Sep 17, 2013
| 11:46 AM
On most red carpets, Alecia Moore is known as Pink. But at the premiere of “Thanks for Sharing” on Monday night, the pop star was recognized by her given name, which was printed in big bold letters on movie posters outside the ArcLight...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 1:34 PM
"Thanks for Sharing" is a bit like the recovery scene it digs into — filled with intoxicating highs and dispiriting lows.
The new romantic drama is about the rocky road of love for sex addicts trying to 12-step the straight and narrow. It has an...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 11:16 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Men's and women's drinking habits could provide hints about their risk of being in a violent relationship, a new study suggests.
Men who regularly drank at parties at their friends' houses were more likely to be violent toward...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 4:57 PM
Heroin overdose deaths soared last year in Baltimore, a city that has struggled with one of the highest rates of heroin addiction in the nation and with the violence that comes with illegal drug dealing.
In 2012, 126 people died in the city from...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 1:50 PM
As a single mother of three kids working two jobs, snorting crystal meth made Debra Collins feel like she could "climb a mountain."
"I felt like I was a fully charged light bulb."
But then Collins lost her job. Bills went unpaid. Checks bounced. She...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 11:54 AM
As the shock of Cory Monteith’s sudden death began to settle in Monday, tributes to the “Glee” star started trickling in from all corners of Hollywood.
Many who encountered the 31-year-old offered their thoughts on Monteith, who they...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 12:57 PM
Pat Fowler, executive director of the Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling (FCCG), has been honored for lifetime achievement and advocacy in the field of problem gambling.
She received her honor in front of more than 300 attendees at the National...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 3:30 PM
RIO DE JANEIRO -- Visiting with a group of recovering addicts in a Brazilian hospital Wednesday night, Pope Francis criticized the regional push to legalize drugs, saying society must instead tackle root causes of substance abuse such as the lack of...
| Sep 19, 2013
*** (out of four)
If ever there were a movie to accept, warts and all, it’s “Thanks for Sharing,” an uneven but generally effective drama about sex addiction that grants people their imperfections without letting them off the hook....
| Sep 20, 2013
| 11:58 AM
SAN FRANCISCO -- A Newport Beach ordinance designed to curb or eliminate group homes for recovering addicts may have illegally discriminated against people based on disability, a federal appeals court ruled unanimously Friday.
The decision by the U.S....
| Sep 16, 2013
Rabbi Michael Sternfield had just started pushing buttons at an Indiana casino on a June day in 2011 when he watched the icons flash across the screen: ace, king, queen, jack and 10, all of the same suit.
Bells rang, lights flashed and casino staff...