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Addiction (INACTIVE)

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  • Pink channels addiction struggles in 'Thanks for Sharing'

    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...
  • Review: 'Thanks for Sharing' engages but leaves you asking for more

    "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...
  • Drinking habits linked to partner violence

    Drinking habits linked to partner violence
    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...
  • Health officials blame heroin for spike in Maryland overdose deaths

    Health officials blame heroin for spike in Maryland overdose deaths
    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...
  • Survivor writes memoir of drug abuse, recovery

    Survivor writes memoir of drug abuse, recovery
    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...
  • Cory Monteith dead at 31: Director recalls 'vulnerable' star

    Cory Monteith dead at 31: Director recalls 'vulnerable' star
    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...
  • Florida Council's Fowler receives national award

    Florida Council's Fowler receives national award
    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...
  • Pope Francis visits rehab hospital, decries drug legalization

    Pope Francis visits rehab hospital, decries drug legalization
    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...
  • 'Thanks for Sharing' review: Thanks for the honesty

    'Thanks for Sharing' review: Thanks for the honesty
    *** (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....
  • Appeals court backs sober-living homes in suit against Newport Beach

    Appeals court backs sober-living homes in suit against Newport Beach
    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....
  • Rabbi struggles with gambling addiction, loss of pulpit

     Rabbi struggles with gambling addiction, loss of pulpit
    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...