Posts tagged "addiction"

Am I The Only One Who Cannot Wait For Sex Rehab?

No, I'm not checking into sex rehab. I am waiting with bated breath for the premiere of VH1's "Sex Rehab with Dr. Drew." Tracking the recovery processes of sort-of-stars addicted to crack, crystal, and booze wasn't enough for VH1's hardcore audience, so the shock-reality network is heading into raunchier terrain with a show…
By: Susannah Breslin / October 21, 2009

Dear Wendy: You Booze, You Lose?

Let's start off with the fact that I love my boyfriend "Scott." Scott and I have made it through a break up, months of monogamous dating, and we are an official couple again. However, I'm concerned that he may drink too much. Scott rarely has a night where he doesn't smoke marijuana or drink. He…
By: Wendy Atterberry / September 22, 2009

Is It Becoming More Acceptable to Talk About Drug Abuse?

For as long as I can remember, drugs have mystified me. It started with the movie “Mask” starring Eric Stoltz as a 16-year old boy with a major facial deformity and Cher as his cokehead, biker chic mother. In my 7-year-old mind I attributed Eric Stoltz’s facial deformity to Cher’s use of cocaine during her…
By: Ami Angelowicz / August 12, 2009

Can Pregnancy Become An Addiction?

It turns out some women are having babies for the wrong reasons. I won't mention any names (cough, Nadya, cough), but according to Women's Health, the social, psychological, and hormonal benefits of getting preggers are making some women wanna pop 'em out like there's no tomorrow. When a woman is rockin' a baby…
By: Nikki Dowling / July 14, 2009

Women Lead England’s Rise In Cocaine Users

Cocaine use in England rose sharply in the five years leading up to 2008, according to a report released Wednesday. The average of English individuals aged 16 to 59 who had used cocaine at least once in their lifetime was 55.7 per thousand people in 2002-2003, but over five years it rose to 72.5 per…
By: Annika Harris / June 11, 2009

Mom Gives Daughter Botox As Present, Daughter Becomes Addicted

Teenager Jodie King had tried several expensive anti-aging creams, but none would smooth the "wrinkles" on her forehead. So her mom, Margaret, gave her Botox injections for her 18th birthday. "Jodie's forehead is like mine - she gets pronounced lines when she makes a facial expression. I knew Botox would solve the problem," said Margaret.
By: Annika Harris / May 26, 2009

Quickies!: McCain’s Body Language, J. Lo The Mother, & An Elephant With A Smack Problem

Jennifer Lopez dishes on motherhood, marriage and her glamorous life in October's Elle. [Shine.yahoo] John McCain had displayed some very interesting body language at the RNC last night. [Daily Bedpost] A new study found that natural birth triggers maternal bonds, which means women who have C-sections are less attached. […
By: Annika Harris / September 5, 2008

Amy Winehouse’s New Addiction

If you've seen the video of Amy Winehouse smoking from a crack pipe, you might think she would get addicted to anything -- drugs, teasing hair, and, now, tanning. Apparently she's spending hours in her tanning bed, even falling asleep while soaking up the UV light. Amy, if you don't want pale skin, stores everywhere…
By: Catherine Strawn / July 8, 2008
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