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Addiction (INACTIVE)

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  • Addiction expert weighs in on Mayor Bob Filner's therapy plan

    Addiction expert weighs in on Mayor Bob Filner's therapy plan
    San Diego Mayor Bob Filner, 70, announced Friday that he will enter a “behavioral counseling clinic” on Aug. 5 to deal with issues relating to the multiple sexual harassment allegations against him. Although details of his treatment plan are...
  • Making sure HIV-positive women get the care they need

    Making sure HIV-positive women get the care they need
    In the back of a skid row community health center, a woman with teardrop tattoos under her eyes begins to tell her story. To a circle of other women, she says she ran away from home and joined a gang at 13. She started injecting PCP, and as a teen spent...
  • 'Thanks for Sharing': Josh Gad likes challenge of winning viewers over

    'Thanks for Sharing': Josh Gad likes challenge of winning viewers over
    Like most people, Josh Gad thought of sex addiction as a joke. He'd read headlines about the debauched exploits of such celebrities as David Duchovny, Tiger Woods and Russell Brand — all of whom went to rehab to treat the behavioral disorder —...
  • FDA rewrites opioid narcotic labels to tighten use for pain

    FDA rewrites opioid narcotic labels to tighten use for pain
    Patients should not be prescribed long-acting or extended-release opioid pain relievers unless they need daily, round-the-clock treatment of their pain that can’t be managed by any other means, the Food and Drug Administration has told physicians....
  • David Tutera's twins separated during split with Ryan Jurica

    David Tutera's twins separated during split with Ryan Jurica
    Following a judge's decision, David Tutera, celebrity wedding planner extraordinaire-turned-reality TV star, has had his fraternal twin children separated as a result of a custody battle with ex-partner Ryan Jurica. The star of WeTV's "My Fair Wedding"...
  • Pink channels addiction struggles in 'Thanks for Sharing'

    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

     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...
  • 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....
  • Family reunited after child welfare system odyssey

    Family reunited after child welfare system odyssey
    The college application essay was the tipoff. It was beautifully written but painfully rendered; a high school student's story of her family's tumble from middle-class stability into homelessness and addiction. It helped Danielle Stone earn a spot at...
  • Jada Pinkett Smith reveals addiction struggles, view on divorce

    Jada Pinkett Smith reveals addiction struggles, view on divorce
    Jada Pinkett Smith is getting philosophical with age and revealing that she previously struggled with addiction. The actress and wife of megastar Will Smith turned 42 on Sept. 18, prompting her to reflect on where she's been and where she is now....
  • How cocaine takes the brakes off the brain

    How cocaine takes the brakes off the brain
    Cocaine messes around with the brain. That scientific no-brainer has been getting more focused over the years, as neuroscientists identify key circuitry that can be reshaped by addiction. But an addiction researcher in Switzerland believes his...