| Jun 10, 2013
| 6:00 AM
When Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg submitted "This Is the End" to the ratings board of the Motion Picture Assn. of America, the co-directors didn't just expect their raunchy Judgment Day comedy to be slapped with an NC-17 rating — they secretly...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 7:04 PM
Michael Jackson’s drug use was again the topic of conversation in court Wednesday, where an addiction specialist testified that he saw no evidence the singer was addicted to painkillers or the anesthetic propofol that ultimately led to his death....
| Oct 12, 2012
| 12:20 AM
DALLAS, TX (KTLA) -- A mother of five who plead guilty to gluing her toddler's hands to a wall and beating her into a coma was sentenced to 99 years in prison Friday.
Elizabeth Escalona, 23, pleaded guilty in July to injury to a child for brutally...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 2:18 PM
The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration on Friday banned a Walgreens distribution center in Jupiter from dispensing controlled substances to its pharmacies in Florida and the East Coast, saying the business constituted an "imminent danger" to the public....
| Sep 28, 2012
| 2:24 AM
Prescription drug use is skyrocketing in the U.S. with millions illegally or improperly using the drugs. Tomorrow is an opportunity to clean out those unused drugs from the medicine cabinets at home and make everyone a little safer.
Over the past decade,...
| May 31, 2013
| 7:30 AM
I would like to thank Randall Leonard for his May 28 commentary, "Punishing honesty at the Naval Academy." Ethics is a subject not to be taken lightly, especially for those who hold coalition, enemy, and civilian lives in the balance. There is, however, a...
| May 22, 2013
| 1:31 PM
It was a summer-like day at Main Beach on Saturday with tourists filling the boardwalk, children enjoying the playground and a group of hardened homeless men passing around a pipe.
Welcome to the visible underbelly of Laguna Beach.
This scene is not...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 1:07 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Kids and teens who reported overeating, including binge eating, were more likely to start using marijuana and other drugs in a new study based on surveys of close to 17,000 youth.
Binge eating - defined by loss of control...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 3:57 PM
Trends in drug use and addiction are no different in the Armenian community than other groups, but how they’re dealt with can be challenging due to a strong sense of denial at home, experts said at a panel discussion Wednesday.
| Nov 29, 2012
| 4:26 PM
(Reuters) - Younger adults who suffered a stroke were often smokers or had abused drugs or alcohol, according to a U.S. study that looked at over 1,000 patients.
Strokes are often thought of as a condition of the elderly, but researchers said long-term...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 1:25 PM
Description: An area of the brain known as the orbitofrontal cortex, already thought to be key in decision-making, is now considered responsible for spur-of-the-moment choices but not for those based on habits, according to recently published research....