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Addiction (INACTIVE)

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  • Ring of truth in 'Orange Is the New Black'

    Ring of truth in 'Orange Is the New Black'
    "What do you think of 'Orange Is the New Black?'" Since Netflix's series about life in a women's prison premiered this summer, I've fielded the same question from almost everyone I know. I guess it's because I have some experience on the subject. Before I...
  • Specialist: 'I don't know' if Michael Jackson was a drug addict

    Specialist: 'I don't know' if Michael Jackson was a drug addict
    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....
  • Angels' Josh Hamilton appears to be chewing tobacco again

    Angels' Josh Hamilton appears to be chewing tobacco again
    Josh Hamilton finished a workout with the team's strength and conditioning coach Tuesday afternoon, went into the Angels' dugout for some water, took a small wad of chewing tobacco out of his mouth and flung it to the floor. Asked if he had resumed...
  • Doctor says he told AEG exec that Michael Jackson was a drug addict

    Doctor says he told AEG exec that Michael Jackson was a drug addict
    A doctor who traveled on Michael Jackson's 1993 worldwide "Dangerous" tour testified that he gave the singer a shot of Demerol and a 24-hour intravenous morphine drip while they were in Thailand and that he told a ranking AEG executive that the singer was...
  • Gwyneth Paltrow strips in 'Thanks for Sharing' trailer

    Gwyneth Paltrow strips in 'Thanks for Sharing' trailer
    Gwyneth Paltrow in her skivvies is as good a reason as any to tune into the new trailer for "Thanks for Sharing," the sex-addiction film starring Mark Ruffalo, Tim Robbins and pop star Pink, a.k.a. Alecia Beth Moore. The feature film debut from "The...
  • Matthew Perry on addiction during 'Friends,' still no reunion

    Matthew Perry on addiction during 'Friends,' still no reunion
    Matthew Perry is opening up about his struggle with addiction while playing sarcastic goofball Chandler Bing on the hit sitcom "Friends" and how he's now working to assist men with similar battles. Now that he's sober, the actor has focused his energy...
  • Doctor told AEG that Michael Jackson was a drug addict, lawyer says

    Doctor told AEG that Michael Jackson was a drug addict, lawyer says
    The attorney for Michael Jackson’s family in its wrongful-death lawsuit said Thursday a doctor testified in a deposition that he injected Jackson with morphine while the singer was touring Asia and that he told a current AEG executive Jackson was...
  • Jewel enters June Carter Cash's stage

    Jewel enters June Carter Cash's stage
    Jewel may have come from the Lilith Fair generation of female singers and songwriters, but her latest move pays homage to a much earlier era of guitar-playing troubadours. The 39-year-old is taking on the role of June Carter Cash in "Ring of Fire," a...
  • Storytelling on L.A.'s skid row

    Storytelling on L.A.'s skid row
    Once a week for the last several years, I've driven to skid row to visit a friend. I get depressed about the area at times because it's such a depository of the unfortunate and the forgotten. But then I'll catch a warm greeting, or see a sign of hope in...
  • Legal drugs, deadly outcomes

    Legal drugs, deadly outcomes
    Terry Smith collapsed face-down in a pool of his own vomit. Lynn Blunt snored loudly as her lungs slowly filled with fluid. Summer Ann Burdette was midway through a pear when she stopped breathing. Larry Carmichael knocked over a lamp as he fell...
  • A former L.A. cop calls for legalizing drugs

    A former L.A. cop calls for legalizing drugs
    Stephen Downing speaks fondly of his 20 years with the Los Angeles Police Department, saying he misses the camaraderie and the integrity of the people he worked with in a career that took him from street cop to deputy chief. Along the way, as commander of...