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Girl Talk: I’ve Got “Recovery Envy”

I’m not an addict, and I’m not an alcoholic. But as offensive as this may sound, I sometimes I wish I were, if only so I could have a language…

Rachel Kramer Bussel | November 18, 2011 - 1:00 pm

Morning Quickies: Amy Winehouse Died From Alcohol, Coroner Says

Amy Winehouse died from over-consumption of alcohol, according to a coroner’s report released today. Amy’s blood alcohol level was four times the legal limit when she died on July…

Jessica Wakeman | October 26, 2011 - 10:20 am

Amy Winehouse: Did Alcohol Withdrawal Kill Her?

As Amy Winehouse’s album Back to Black climbs back onto the charts and whispers begin about a treasure trove of unreleased songs, Winehouse’s family has a hunch about what we…

Kate Torgovnick/ | July 28, 2011 - 1:20 pm

Mary J. Blige Says She Almost Died From Alcoholism

“[Alcoholism] was bigger than me. It was definitely going to kill me. I remember sitting on my bed. I swear, I don’t know what death feels like, but I felt…

Kate Torgovnick/ | July 26, 2011 - 12:20 pm

5 Things To Know About Betty Ford, “Stealth Feminist” And First Lady

Betty Ford is not a First Lady most of us think about regularly (unless, I suppose, one is an addict). She lacked the glitz and glamour of Michelle Obama or…

Jessica Wakeman | July 11, 2011 - 1:20 pm

Jonathan Rhys Meyers Hospitalized After Suicide Attempt

Jonathan Rhys Meyers of “The Tudors” was reportedly hospitalized this week after trying to commit suicide by overdosing on pills, People and The Sun are reporting. The 33-year-old actor, who’s…

Jessica Wakeman | June 30, 2011 - 2:20 pm

Girl Talk: I Was Pregnant, He Was Partying

One night, while six months pregnant, I woke to the sound of something crashing down the stairs. That something, I discovered, was my husband Jason, who lay sprawled on the…

Judy Dutton | April 20, 2011 - 1:00 pm

A 3-Year-Old Alcoholic !?

You know there’s a problem when … your toddler needs to be treated for alcohol addiction and alcohol abuse. The UK’s National Health Service reports that the youngest patient they’ve…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 15, 2011 - 3:20 pm

Dear Wendy: “My Baby Daddy Is An Alcoholic. Should I MOA?”

My boyfriend (he would be a fiancé, but I turned him down) and I have been in a relationship for 2 1/2 years, and we have a 16-month-old daughter together.

Wendy Atterberry | January 12, 2011 - 3:00 pm

Gwyneth Paltrow Got Advice From Robert Downey Jr. On Playing An Alcoholic

Gwyneth Paltrow says that learning to belt out twangy tunes for the movie “Country Strong” was a challenge. But the hardest part of her role as Kelly Canter, a country…

Kate Torgovnick/ | January 3, 2011 - 3:45 pm

Dear Wendy: “Hot For Doc” Responds

It’s time again for “Dear Wendy Updates,” in which people I’ve given advice to in the past let us know whether they followed the advice and how they’re doing today.

Wendy Atterberry | June 30, 2010 - 1:30 pm

Your Social Group Made You A Drunk—It’s Maybe Not Your Parents’ Fault

New study alert! Apparently, your extended social group influences your alcohol consumption just as much as genetics and family history. I don’t know why they keep doing studies that could…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 14, 2010 - 12:40 pm