addiction problems

Lindsay off the party circuit


February 29th, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 29 (IANS) Actress Lindsay Lohan, who has been battling addiction problems, has vowed to stay out of the party circuit."That's not my thing anymore. I went ... Read more...

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Demi Moore checks into Cirque Lodge rehab facility


February 6th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) E! News has reported that actress Demi Moore is currently in a rehab facility in Utah. The report claims that the 49-year-old is seeking help for ... Read more...

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‘Drunkorexia’ combines worst of eating, drinking


October 19th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 19 (IANS) 'Drunkorexia,' a combination of disordered eating and heavy alcohol intake rife among college students, may wreck their health over the long term, US researchers says. 'Drunkorexiacs' ... Read more...

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Amy Winehouse’s father wants to set up a rehab center


August 5th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Amy Winehouse’s father Mitch is considering setting up a charity rehab facility at the last home of the late singer. Amy had addiction problems and she spent several times in various rehab ... Read more...

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UN backs Iran’s counter-narcotics battle


July 19th, 2011 - 12:39 am ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) -- United Nations (UN) senior official on Monday began a three-day visit to support Iran's fight against illegal drugs and promote HIV prevention measures.Chief of UN Office on ... Read more...

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Dr. Drew Pinsky to leave ‘Celebrity Rehab’


July 12th, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Hollywood, July 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Radar Online has reported that the current season of the highly successful reality show “Celebrity Rehab” could be the last for Dr. Drew Pinsky. The report said ... Read more...

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Rev. David Wilkerson killed in an accident


April 28th, 2011 - 10:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tyler, April 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rev. David Wilkerson has been killed in an auto accident. The accident also resulted in the hospitalization of his wife who sustained injuries. The 79-year-old who was ... Read more...

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Martin Sheen says that Charlie Sheen is ‘emotionally crippled’


March 22nd, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Mar 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Martin Sheen sees very little hope for his troubled son, Charlie Sheen. Martin recently said he believes his son is ‘emotionally crippled’ due mainly to his ... Read more...

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Sex addiction to be formally recognised as a psychiatric disorder


March 14th, 2011 - 11:32 am ICT by ANI
London, Mar 14 (ANI): Sex addiction is about to become formally recognised as a psychiatric illness.Experts are considering including the 'addiction', in which sufferers have relentless sexual urges that feel out ... Read more...

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‘How I met your mother’ series renewed for another season


March 8th, 2011 - 1:16 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Mar 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) CBS has renewed its faith in the series ‘How I Met Your Mother’. The network has subsequently renewed the contract to have two more seasons of ... Read more...

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Aaron Carter enters rehab


January 24th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) E! Online has reported that Aaron Carter has finally decided to seek help for his addiction problems.The entertainment website revealed that a source told them that ... Read more...

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“The Partridge Family” Star Danny Bonaduce Marries His Girlfriend Amy Railsback


December 5th, 2010 - 7:48 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) American radio/television personality Danny Bonaduce married his long time girlfriend Amy Railsback in a private ceremony at Hawaii in November 22. It came as a surprise ... Read more...

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Lindsay Lohan Has A Reason To Smile On Thanksgiving Day.


November 26th, 2010 - 12:01 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Pop star and actress Lindsay Lohan will be able to spend Thanksgiving with her dad. According to reports she will be free for a period of 15 hours. She has ... Read more...

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Facing jail time for drunk driving, Gazza now wants to be an actor


November 10th, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.10 (ANI): Former Newcastle, Spurs and England star Paul Gascoigne has indicated a desire to get over his alcohol and drug addiction problems to make it as an actor like his ... Read more...

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Kiwi docs ask alcoholics to keep boozing!


November 7th, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Nov 07 (ANI): Doctors in New Zealand are telling the alcoholics to continue boozing as they do not have enough acute detoxification beds to help them get rid of the condition.A ... Read more...

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LiLo ‘really needs professional help to rebuild her life’


October 1st, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 01 (ANI): Lindsay Lohan has checked into the most famous treatment-center-to-the-stars, Betty Ford Center, to get professional help for her addiction.The actress, 24, checked into the center near Palm ... Read more...

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Lindsay Lohan fails drug test, faces jail again


September 18th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 18 (IANS) Troubled actress Lindsay Lohan is reportedly facing a 30-day jail sentence after failing in her latest drug test ordered by the court. The "Mean Girls" star is trying ... Read more...

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Barrymore - happy being imperfect


August 25th, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 25 (IANS) Actress Drew Barrymore is glad she isn't perfect because she feels her flaws have made her a stronger person. The actress, who has been in rehab three times and ... Read more...

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Lindsay Lohan wrongly diagnosed with addiction, claim docs


August 20th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 20 (ANI): Doctors who evaluated Lindsay Lohan at UCLA are urging for her early release from UCLA, after concluding that she was misdiagnosed with drug or psychiatric problems.Sources familiar ... Read more...

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Previously unknown natural mechanism behind cocaine addiction uncovered


July 8th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 8 (ANI): A specific type of genetic material plays a key role in determining vulnerability to cocaine addiction and may offer an entirely new direction for the development of anti-addiction ... Read more...

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Griffith gaga over husband Banderas


April 23rd, 2010 - 4:25 am ICT by IANS
London, April 23 (IANS) Hollywood actress Melanie Griffith has gone gaga with praises for her actor husband Antonio Banderas insisting she would never have been able to overcome her addiction problems without ... Read more...

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Janet Jackson Opens Up About Michael Jackson’s Death In Oprah Winfrey Interview


April 4th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Apr 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Much acclaimed musical artist Janet Jackson has revealed intrinsic details about her late brother, King of Pop Michael Jackson in a candid interview with Oprah Winfrey. ... Read more...

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LA helps cure addiction: Robbie Williams


February 17th, 2010 - 1:47 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 17 (IANS) English singer Robbie Williams believes living in Los Angeles is a good therapy and has made it easier to get over his much-publicised addiction problems. The "Feel" hitmaker, ... Read more...

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Mum defends ‘genius’ Lindsay after dad’s prescription pills claims


October 10th, 2009 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct 10 (ANI): 'Mean Girls' star Lindsay Lohan's mum Dina has come to her defence after the actress' father Michael spoke out about her alleged addiction to prescription pills.Dina ... Read more...

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Babies born with drug, alcohol addiction problems on the rise in Scotland


August 17th, 2009 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 17 (ANI): There has been a drastic increase in the number of babies born with drug and alcohol addiction problems in Scotland.According to the Scottish Sun, one in every 264 ... Read more...

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Winehouse lost ‘Quantum of Solace’ theme to drugs


July 28th, 2009 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) Troubled British singer Amy Winehouse ruined her chances of recording a theme song for James Bond series' last outing "Quantum of Solace" by partying too hard and ... Read more...

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Jacko ‘took morphine overdose’ after infamous Bashir interview


June 29th, 2009 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 29 (ANI): Michael Jackson nearly died after taking a morphine overdose following his infamous interview with British journalist Martin Bashir, a doctor who treated him has claimed. Bashir spent eight ... Read more...

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Paula Abdul admits she was addicted to painkillers


May 6th, 2009 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 6 (ANI): 'American Idol' judge Paula Abdul, who has been keeping her addiction problems secret for 12-years, has finally admitted that she was hooked on painkillers."I could have ... Read more...

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Book to unveil celebrities drug problems


June 30th, 2008 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) A book by authors Adriano Sack and Ingo Niermann will reveal drug problems of celebrities like Sir Elton John, Courtney Love and Whitney Houston. These artists have struggled ... Read more...

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Burger King helped Robert Downey Jr. kick drug habit


June 10th, 2008 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
New York, June 10 (ANI): Actor Robert Downey Jr. has thanked fast food giant Burger King for helping him overcome his drug addiction problems.The actor also revealed to Britains Empire magazine ... Read more...

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Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous may benefit adolescents too


June 2nd, 2008 - 2:11 pm ICT by admin
Washington, June 2 (ANI): A new study suggests that help programmes for people suffering from alcohol- and narcotics-related problems, known as Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA), may be beneficial ... Read more...

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Tyson can help Gazza beat addiction, says ex-lover


May 30th, 2008 - 6:05 pm ICT by admin
London, May 30 (ANI): British glamour model Aisleyne Horgan-Wallace has predicted that her ex-lover Mike Tyson can help football icon Gazza overcome his addiction problems.She revealed that Tyson, who has ... Read more...

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Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler checks into rehab


May 22nd, 2008 - 3:06 pm ICT by admin
New York, May 22 (ANI): American musician-songwriter Steven Tyler has started a stint at a rehab facility to deal with addiction problems, according to reports.Best known as the lead singer ... Read more...

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