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Staff WriterThe neediest in El Centro got the joy of Christmas Eve during a lunch at Adams Park on Monday afternoon. “We are here showing the mercy and the good of the love of God to bring joy in this time of recession, this time of need,” said the Rev....
Tags: Holidays, Religious Festivals, Heroin
Addiction is baffling in its predictability, and just when you think you understand it, again, the rope-a-dope. Likewise with addiction science, probably one of the least understood medical disciplines, as it encompasses biology, physiology and...
Tags: Diseases and Illnesses, Cancer, Science, Alcohol Addiction, HIV
The “27 Club” has a new member among its exclusive ranks. Soul singer Amy Winehouse joined the list of artists and musicians who have died from their addictions at the age of 27, adding to a roll call that includes Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin,...
Tags: Jimi Hendrix, Health, Janis Joplin, Heroin, Family
Channel Guide MagazineDog the Bounty Hunter fans know Lyssa Chapman as “Baby Lyssa,” the petite and beautiful blond daughter of Duane Dog Chapman, stepdaughter of Beth Chapman and half sister to the show’s other stars, Leland and Duane Lee Chapman —...
I tried your steps And stumbled down your stairs My only problem with drugs Is that they always run out These lyrics are from "The Problem With Drugs" by The Popular Mechanics, a Replacements-meets-Steve-Earle quartet. But the band does not...
Tags: Book, Music Industry, Music, Authors, Substance Abuse
Troubled celebs struggling to overcome addictions might start pointing their limos in an unlikely direction: the remote Lake County town of Umatilla. The former Florida Elks Children's Hospital in Umatilla is being reborn as a luxury drug-rehab center...
Re "Felons allowed to help addicts, a report finds," May 14 The fact that addiction counselors in California who are sex offenders and other types of felons are allowed to provide addiction treatment is just the tip of the iceberg in a fundamentally...
Reuters* OAS suggests countries consider debate legalizing marijuana * Report hopes to open debate on tactics in drug war By Eduardo Garcia BOGOTA, May 17 (Reuters) - The Organization of American States on Friday published a report calling for...
Tags: Politics, Bogota (Colombia), Punishment, Colombia, Mexico
This year I think we’ll break our Father's Day habit of staying close to home and take my husband to the Addiction Bistro, a little café on La Cienega Boulevard that serves burgers and sausages, chili and ice cream. I found the Addiction Bistro...
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...
ReutersBy Ian Ransom MELBOURNE, May 14 (Reuters) - Kurtley Beale has drawn praise for his decision to enter a private health clinic to tackle his alcohol problems, and while the troubled Wallabies back has walked a fine line with his behaviour, Australian rugby...
While marijuana use is still illegal under federal law, the general direction of state laws regarding marijuana is clearly moving in the direction of leniency. Two states in November, Colorado and Washington, legalized it for recreational purposes....
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