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The Tragedy of the Betty Ford-Hazelden 'Alliance'

Anna David | Posted 08.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Anna David

I do know that as major treatment centers start to move away from abstinence-based treatment, what I -- and many people I know and love -- received when we were desperate for help is in jeopardy.

Michael Lohan Proclaims Lindsay's 'Sobriety Epiphany'

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.30.2013 | Celebrity

Third time's a charm, right? Well, for Lindsay Lohan it might be the sixth time that does it. After visiting the 26-year-old troubled actress at the B...

This '70s-Era First Lady Oozed Style

The Huffington Post | Christina Anderson | Posted 04.08.2013 | Style

Betty Ford may not have been a trendsetting First Lady the way Michelle Obama is, but she had style. The former First Lady (her tenure as FLOTUS was f...

Farewell, Betty Ford, and the Era of Republican Feminism

Jennifer Armstrong | Posted 09.11.2011 | Women
Jennifer Armstrong

One can't imagine even a Republican First Lady -- much less a female candidate -- so refreshingly individualistic as Betty Ford today.

Bold Betty: Recounting The Former First Lady's Lasting Impact

Posted 09.10.2011 | Impact

Betty Ford will be remembered for the waves she created and the change she enacted as a pioneer in women's rights and health care. The former Repub...

WATCH: Breast Cancer And Alcoholism Didn't Stop Betty -- Or Her Marriage

The Huffington Post | Margaret Wheeler Johnson | Posted 09.09.2011 | Women

In some ways, Betty Ford (1918-2011) seemed before her time. She revealed more of her personal life -- including her battles with breast cancer and al...

Lindsay Lohan Plays the Blame Game

Matt Semino | Posted 06.02.2011 | Entertainment
Matt Semino

What is Lindsay Lohan thinking? Rolling the dice, she rejected a lenient plea deal in Necklacegate, the latest albatross hanging around the troubled ...

Perhaps Charlie Sheen Should Try a Different Approach

Stanton Peele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Stanton Peele

Charlie Sheen's repeated relapses -- and returns to treatment -- suggest that perhaps he might look at different approaches to his addictive problems. What he's been doing doesn't seem to be working so well for him -- as it has failed many others.

Is There Such a Thing as Hospital Etiquette for Visitors?

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lisa Mirza Grotts

Two weeks ago today, my husband and I drove to Palm Springs from San Francisco for a golf vacation. We were following the sun to escape the rainy Bay ...

John Sullivan, GOP Congressman, Checks Into Betty Ford Center

CNN Political Ticker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

U.S. Rep. John Sullivan, of Oklahoma, checked himself into the Betty Ford Center in California on Thursday night for treatment for alcohol addiction, ...