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Archive for December, 2010


‘Strange Addictions’ TLC Series Features Unusual Addictions

Dec 29th, 2010 | By

TLC is set to premiere new docu-series My Strange Addiction on December 29th at 9PM (ET/PT).  The 12-part series will document people who are struggling with unconventional addictions. Each half hour episode will feature two individuals who turn to atypical compulsions in order to deal with their emotional demons. The series will premiere the first two episodes back-to-back only on TLC. Some people turn to chocolate when stressed, others will
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The Oxycontin Express [Video]

Dec 29th, 2010 | By

Current TV’s award winning series Vanguard created a disturbing but very important documentary, The Oxycontin Express. Correspondent Mariana van Zeller travels to South Florida–the “Colombia of prescription drugs”–to expose a bustling pill pipeline that stretches from the beaches of Ft. Lauderdale to the rolling hills of Appalachia. The OxyContin Express features intimate access with pill addicts, prisoners and law enforcement as each struggles with a lethal national epidemic. According to
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Lindsay Lohan Rehab: State Investigates Betty Ford Center?

Dec 28th, 2010 | By

Lindsay Lohan isn’t the only one being investigated due to a late-night spat with a rehab worker.  There are reports that Betty Ford Center is being investigated.  The Betty Ford Center is the facility where Lohan is treated for addiction and its former employee will also receive some scrutiny. The Globe and Mail reports that a spokesman for the California Department of Public Health confirmed the agency was conducting an
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Technology Addiction on Rise

Dec 26th, 2010 | By

Technology addiction is on the rise and parents need to be aware of their technology use as well as technology habits of their children.  In a Web 2.0 world, technology addiction is a growing concern among mental health professionals. The symptoms of technology addiction are much like those of any behavioral addiction, such as shopping addictions, sex addictions and food addictions, says Dr. Jose Calderon, assistant professor of clinical psychiatry
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Lindsay Lohan Says She Wasn’t Drinking, Did Not Assault Betty Ford Clinic Employee

Dec 22nd, 2010 | By

Lindsay Lohan says Betty Ford Clinic employee Dawn Holland‘s claim she was drinking is not true and reports that sources close to the actress say the “only thing she was downing the night in question were Shirley Temples.” Dawn Holland, employee at the Betty Ford Clinic says Lindsay Lohan was “out of control” and had alcohol on her breath during a struggle between them on Dec. 12. Lindsay Lohan
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