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When Drinking Wine Can Take A Turn For Unhealthy

CBS2’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.

09/26/2014

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Late Actor Robin Williams Talks Family, Addiction In 2013 Interview With CBS2’s Pat Harvey

Williams sat down with CBS2’s Pat Harvey in 2013 to discuss his show, as well as his family and his previous battles with addiction.

08/11/2014

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Former CBS2 Anchor Bree Walker Tells Pat Harvey How Alcohol Caused Her Life To Unravel

This past February the former anchor made headlines when she was arrested for a DUI.

04/24/2014

Philip Seymour Hoffman arrives for the Los Angeles premiere of 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' at the Nokia Theatre LA Live in Los Angeles, California, November 18, 2013. (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Addiction Expert Weighs In On Hoffman’s Death

Family, 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.

02/02/2014

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Boxing Legend Oscar De La Hoya Opens Up To CBS2/KCAL9’s Rick Garcia About Addiction Struggles

Boxing 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.

09/10/2013

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Doctor: Michael Jackson Playing ‘Russian Roulette’ When Using Propofol

Michael Jackson put his life at risk each time he abused the anesthetic propofol for sleep, an addiction expert testified Tuesday.

09/03/2013

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Expert: Jackson Suffered From ‘Severe Addiction’ To Prescription Drugs

An addiction specialist testified Tuesday Michael Jackson suffered from “severe addiction” to pain medication and was secretive about his use of prescription drugs.

CBS Los Angeles–08/27/2013

computerholic

Five Signs You’re Too Attached to Your Computer

Sadly, these appear to be real-world examples:

02/17/2012

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Therapist John Tsilimparis Breaks Down The Facts Of Addiction

Addiction therapist John Tsilimparis stopped by KCAL Thursday to talk about Whitney Houston’s life-long battle with addiction.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/16/2012

Dr. Conrad Murray appears at Los Angeles Superior Court with his his attorney Ed Chernoff on April 5, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. Murray is charged with involuntary manslaughter in connection with the death of pop singer Michael Jackson. The doctor was personal physician to Jackson when he died from an overdose of a powerful prescription sedative at the age of 50 on June 25, 2009.  (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Doctors Will Be Final Witnesses In Conrad Murray Trial

The final witnesses testifying for Dr. Conrad Murray will be fellow doctors. Addiction and propofol experts are expected to testify Thursday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/27/2011

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‘Genmed’ Selects Actor Eric Roberts As Company Spokesman

Actor Eric Roberts, who has been very visible over the last 6 months during his stint on “Celebrity Rehab” to kick a marijuana dependency, has turned his notoriety as one of Hollywood’s bad boy drug users to a higher purpose. He is the new spokesman for generic drug supplier Genmed.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/26/2011

Lindsay Lohan attends a probation revocation hearing at the Beverly Hills Courthouse on July 6, 2010, in Los Angeles, Calif. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Lindsay Lohan Confirms She Failed Drug Test

Lindsay Lohan is confirming on her Twitter page that she has failed a court-ordered drug and alcohol screening.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/17/2010

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