Opioids No Better Than Over-The-Counter Pain Meds, Study FindsIn patients with stubborn back aches or hip or knee arthritis, opioids worked no better than over-the-counter drugs or other nonopioids at reducing problems with walking or sleeping.
Missing FX Producer Who Resurfaced In Mexico Says Addiction Caused 'Emotional And Physical Breakdown'Addiction caused a Hollywood visual effects producer to go missing last month before resurfacing nearly two weeks later in Mexico, according to a Sunday Facebook post.
Experts At Malibu Rehab Center Say Food Is Key To Staying SoberThe Malibu Beach Recovery Diet focuses on the elimination of sugar and other high-glycemic index foods, along with caffeine. Sandra Mitchell talks to a recovered addict who says the diet helps keep his cravings in remission.
Woman Opens Up About Effects Of GHB After Drug Is Believed To Have Played Role In Death In Venice BeachA drug suspected of killing a woman at a Venice Beach party over the weekend is turning up more and more in the Southland.
Renowned Litigator Robert Shapiro, Wife Open Up About Son's Untimely DeathRenowned litigator Robert Shapiro and his wife, Linell, lovingly remember their first born son Brent, who died at just 24 years old due to an addiction.
When Drinking Wine Can Take A Turn For UnhealthyCBS2's Pat Harvey talked to a local mom and wine enthusiast — who drank two glasses of wine a day for the last 25 years — about her decision to moderate her drinking.
Late Actor Robin Williams Talks Family, Addiction In 2013 Interview With CBS2's Pat HarveyWilliams sat down with CBS2's Pat Harvey in 2013 to discuss his show, as well as his family and his previous battles with addiction.
Former CBS2 Anchor Bree Walker Tells Pat Harvey How Alcohol Caused Her Life To UnravelThis past February the former anchor made headlines when she was arrested for a DUI.
Addiction Expert Weighs In On Hoffman's DeathFamily, friends and fans of Philip Seymour Hoffman are reeling from the news of the 46-year-old actor’s death from an apparent drug overdose.
Boxing Legend Oscar De La Hoya Opens Up To CBS2/KCAL9's Rick Garcia About Addiction StrugglesBoxing legend and gold medalist Oscar De La Hoya has defeated plenty of opponents inside the ring. The demon he continuously faces outside the ring, however, is a different kind of challenge.
Doctor: Michael Jackson Playing 'Russian Roulette' When Using PropofolMichael Jackson put his life at risk each time he abused the anesthetic propofol for sleep, an addiction expert testified Tuesday.
Expert: Jackson Suffered From 'Severe Addiction' To Prescription DrugsAn addiction specialist testified Tuesday Michael Jackson suffered from "severe addiction" to pain medication and was secretive about his use of prescription drugs.