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Addiction (INACTIVE)

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  • Put to the test

    Put to the test
    Once a year or so, Roy Tialavea is summoned from his classes at Oceanside High School to report to the athletic director's office bathroom. He receives a urine specimen cup and heads for a stall. The 17-year-old is unruffled. Random drug testing has been...
  • No on Proposition 5

    Proposition 5 follows in the tradition of California ballot measures lined with good intentions and stuffed with disaster. It lures voters with a comforting mirage: a revamped and rational policy for treating drug addiction as an illness and confronting...
  • A sobering take on feng shui

    A sobering take on feng shui
    FENG SHUI was co-opted by the West at the same time that disco started to take hold, and some 35 years later, it's still rattling wind chimes. Now this quasi-mystical home improvement formula is getting a look from the world of rehab, where its unique...
  • Vaccines for drug addiction show promise

    Vaccines to help people recover from such addictions as nicotine, cocaine, heroin and methamphetamines now appear scientifically and medically achievable after doctors reported Monday that a vaccine to treat cocaine dependence had produced a large...
  • Real-life shopaholics in a world of hurt

    Real-life shopaholics in a world of hurt
    Ilisa Tanner unlocks the door of a back room in a West Hollywood day spa. A whiff of mothballs wafts out of the small space, which has a folded massage table leaning against one wall and a few "Zen" decorations scattered about. Most of the room, however,...
  • Internet browsing: Searching for happiness?

     
    People who are addictive Internet searchers should probably browse for a phone number to the nearest therapist. Though almost everyone uses the Internet to conduct business, connect with people, pay bills or find information, the people who spend hours...
  • 'Lost Boys' actor Corey Haim dead at 38 after 'apparent overdose'

     
    Former child actor Corey Haim died early Wednesday, likely the result of an accidental overdose involving prescription drugs, law enforcement sources told The Times. The 38-year-old actor, who became a teenage heartthrob when he rose to fame in the 1980s....
  • A&E vs. TLC: Which is more obsessed with obsession?

     
    Uh oh. TLC's become obsessed with people with unhealthy obsessions. That's A&E's turf! TV's history of copycat shows is littered with the short-lived and the canceled -- remember those "Lost" copycats? "Invasion," "Surface" and "Threshold"? We barely do!...
  • Paul Wesley on his 'Vampire Diaries' character's addiction and more

     
    After 10 years as a successful but under-the-radar TV actor, Paul Wesley is suddenly everywhere. Last summer his face was on more than 30 "Vampire Diaries" posters at the Century City/Westfield mall alone, not to mention billboards over seemingly every......
  • Drug Addicts Blamed for Crime Wave

     
    "Ninety-nine percent of the present series of holdups, burglaries, armed robberies and other deeds of violence being committed nightly in this city and sometimes referred too as the 'crime wave' are the work of drug fiends seeking to get narcotics...
  • A stimulating suggestion for treating cocaine addiction

     
    With apologies to the Partnership for a Drug-Free America, if this is your brain … … and this is your brain on drugs … … then perhaps this is what your drug-addicted brain would look like after being treated with......