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3 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post
Custom-made bronze memorial sculpture unveiled in the songstress' home-town on September 14th - what would have been the Rehab singer's 31st birthday. A life-size statue of the late British singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse now stands erect at the bustling Stables Market in north London's Camden neighborhood.
5 hrs ago | Switched
U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan speaks during a press conference at the Union League Club of Chicago, August 21, 2014. During a Sunday "Meet the Press" appearance, Rep. Paul Ryan opened up about what it was like to lose his alcoholic father at a young age -- an experience he had in common with host Chuck Todd, whose own alcoholic father died when he was 16. Todd told Ryan that it had taken him a long time to come to terms with his father's alcoholism.
9 hrs ago | National Ledger
Stars Who Came Out - Glee Actor Cheyenne Jackson married his boyfriend Jason Landau this weekend in California. The 'Glee' actor tied the knot with his partner Jason Landau yesterday at a private estate in Encino, California and the wedding has been described as ''a new beginning'' for the happy couple.
14 hrs ago | Medical News Today
Despite being outlawed in 2012 in the U.S., the synthetic drugs known as "bath salts" - which really aren't meant for your daily bath - are still readily available in some retail shops, on the Internet and on the streets. To help law enforcement, scientists are developing a novel method that could be the basis for the first portable, on-site testing device for identifying the drugs.
The seminar is to discuss how AA fits into the mutual aid scheme in East Sussex County Council, Hastings emergency services working with AA and how the NHS can benefit from AA's work. Weekly AA meetings are as follows: Anyone is welcome at an open meetings and closed meetings are for alcoholics and people with a drinking problem.
A new drug approved for weight-loss by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration had good results in clinical trials, but it isn't a panacea for weight loss. It must be used in combination with a low-calorie diet and regular exercise in order to be effective.
An article in Sta r magazine claims that the A-Lister, after years of sobriety, is drinking again, and that friends and family are worried about the star. Onlookers tell the tabloid that Wilson was spotted drinking heavily at the Venice International Film Festival in late August.
She was married to an alcoholic and watched her spouse self destruct. She got involved with Al-Anon, a nonprofit support-group organization that - unlike Alcoholics Anonymous, which helps problem drinkers - gives support to relatives and friends of alcoholics, and found it helpful, but she wanted something more.
What is an addict? Someone who is addicted to an illegal or legal substance such as prescriptions, gambling, drugs, over-eating, or sex? An addict is someone who uses anything or anyone to cover up the true essences of self. The true spirit of a person.
Dr. Mehmet Oz examined the potentially deadly dangers of caffeine powder and talked to TV star Pat O'Brien about his alcoholism, drug addiction on Friday's episode of the Dr. Oz Show . Dr. Oz said caffeine powder is a white substance that looks like cocaine or heroin and can be just be deadly.
The Iowa Supreme Court on Friday suspended a judge for 30 days without pay after she showed up for court so drunk in May 2012 she couldn't take the bench. District Associate Judge Emily Susan Dean, of Fort Madison, has acknowledged a long battle with alcoholism and told the court in an October 2012 disciplinary hearing that the May 9, 2012, incident at the Henry County Courthouse in Mount Pleasant was hitting bottom for her.
Susinn McFarlen's new play Since You Left Us opens Sept. 17 at Presentation House Theatre.
US regulators have approved a weight-loss drug called Contrave, the third type of such prescription medication introduced in over 10 years, despite carrying some possible heavy side-effects of its own. Contrave, which won its official stamp of approval this week from the Food and Drug Administration , is being trumpeted as the latest wonder treatment in America's seemingly endless quest to shed weight.
The actress, best known for her leading role in 1991's Curly Sue, has been sober for seven years but has finally decided to talk about her struggle with booze. On Thursday , Porter, 33, took to her Lil' Mamas blog and penned a lengthy post about her addiction, writing, "Hi, I'm Ali, and I'm an alcoholic.
Johns Hopkins researchers announced Thursday in the Journal of Psychopharmacology a stunning success rate in their pilot study using psilocybin-assisted therapy to help heavy smokers quit tobacco. The 12 of 15 recidivist smokers who managed to stop smoking for six months after three sessions with the psychedelic compound found in magic mushrooms represented an 80% success rate, unheard of in the notoriously difficult treatment of tobacco addiction .
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