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This is the last in a four-part series exploring the impacts of heroin use on the greater Glendale area. In 1897, German chemist Heinrich Dreser catapulted two drugs to international fame, making the Bayer pharmaceutical company a household name. One...
Seven years ago, an 18-year-old La Crescenta man was prescribed Vicodin after a routine surgical procedure. The prescription was all it took for a blossoming painkiller addiction to comfortably settle in. In 2009, when the pills became too expensive...
This is the second in a four-part series exploring the impacts of heroin use on the greater Glendale area. Anne Fisher and her family moved to La Crescenta from Michigan in the early ‘90s. The Los Angeles suburb, with its small-town feel and slow-...
This is the third in a four part series exploring the impacts of heroin use on the greater Glendale area. On a Friday morning at the New Way Foundation rehab facility in Burbank, 20 men slowly crowd into a room. The stark white walls are covered in...
Our society and media have done a great deal to taint and perversely hardwire our brains for an unhealthy view of sex. In treating men and women in my practice who struggle with sex addiction or pornography — or who are simply are still stuck with...
It is 4 a.m. as I write this. Awakened by God knows what at 3:30 a.m. Such is my designated writing time now. Coffee and keyboard before me, I scan the headlines in hopes of finding something with which to coerce 800 moderately engaging words from my...
Addiction Summit Looks at Treatment The Glendale Community College Alcohol/Drug Studies Program and the Alcohol/Drug Studies Club are presenting Addiction Summit 2011, “Substance Abuse Treatment: Taking a Medical and Mental Health Holistic...
For recovering addict Alexandra Datig, marijuana was a gateway drug that led her down a path of heartache and destruction. Datig — an anti-drug activist who rallied against the marijuana legalization initiative Proposition 19 last year —...
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...
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Loniee Hughes, who says she's a drug addict who shoots up Dilaudid, agreed to do some things for two people she met at a Daytona-area Taco Bell, police said. The assignment, according to a Boca Raton police arrest report: open up fraudulent lines of in-...
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...
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