| May 31, 2013
| 12:09 PM
Philip Seymour Hoffman has left a detox center that he entered to get ahead of drug problems that are said to have been spinning out of control, according to reports.
"The Master" actor revealed to TMZ that he'd started using drugs again about a year...
| May 23, 2013
| 10:50 PM
Aurora Las Encinas Hospital had evidence that a staff member had “inappropriate sexual contact” with a male patient and yet the facility failed to report the incident to county mental health officials, according to court documents.
| May 24, 2013
| 11:38 AM
A&E announced on Thursday that its long-running reality show "Intervention" was coming to an end after eight years and 13 seasons on the air.
The show's final five episodes will begin airing June 13. They are being touted as some of the most intense and...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 6:00 PM
NEW YORK — On a cramped stage at the Cherry Lane Theatre, a historic off-Broadway venue tucked away on one of the quaintest streets in the West Village, Vanessa Redgrave is offering her costar Jesse Eisenberg an education not even the world's finest...
| May 20, 2013
| 1:44 PM
Having childhood attention deficit hyperactivity disorder could lead to a life of obesity, even if ADHD symptoms disappear in adulthood, a new study shows.
The study, which followed up on 207 middle-class men who had been diagnosed with ADHD as...
| May 21, 2013
| 4:18 PM
By the end of high school, 12% of teens say they have taken a stimulant medication for reasons other than to treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). But parents, including many of those whose kids are taking ADHD drugs in a bid to boost...
| May 13, 2013
| 3:26 PM
California's lax rules governing who can work as substance abuse counselors have allowed sex offenders and other felons to treat addicts with little to no scrutiny by the state, according to a report by the Senate Office of Oversight and Outcomes released...
| May 14, 2013
| 12:35 PM
Newport Beach officials plan to ask a judge to close seven substance abuse recovery facilities in the city, including the rehab home where actress Lindsay Lohan stayed briefly before checking into the Betty Ford Center in Rancho Mirage instead.
| May 14, 2013
| 6:26 PM
Chuck Muncie, a star running back with the New Orleans Saints and the San Diego Chargers who overcame a cocaine habit that ended his career and then devoted his later life to helping others avoid drug abuse, has died. He was 60.
Muncie died Monday of...
| May 7, 2013
| 12:59 PM
A cardiologist testified Tuesday that Michael Jackson's doctor gave his famous patient incorrect treatment when he noticed the singer had stopped breathing as a result of a powerful anesthetic the physician had administered.
Dr. Daniel Wohlgelernter,...
| May 7, 2013
| 7:06 PM
Michael Jackson’s doctor showed warning signs that should have led concert promoter AEG to raise serious questions before letting him sign on as the singer’s physician for an anticipated comeback tour, a cardiologist testified Tuesday.