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Spirituality vs. Science? A Rebuttal to The Atlantic Article, 'The Irrationality of Alcoholics Anonymous'

Tommy Rosen | Posted 05.20.2015 | Impact
Tommy Rosen

While I absolutely believe that AA is far from perfect, please trust me when I suggest that we would not want to wake up tomorrow in a world without it.

Dr. Drew And Nancy Grace Duke It Out Over Marijuana Legalization

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 01.28.2015 | Media

Legal marijuana is reportedly the fastest-growing industry in the United States, and Nancy Grace is not thrilled about that. On Tuesday's episode ...

Dr. Drew: Parents Shouldn't Dismiss Doctors On Vaccinations

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 09.26.2014 | Healthy Living

Dr. Drew Pinsky had strong words for parents who ignore the expertise of their children's doctors and don't complete vaccination schedules. When P...

Dr. Drew: If Pot Cured Cancer, 'I'd Be High Right Now'

HuffPost Live | Posted 09.25.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Dr. Drew Pinsky cleared the air on a misconception about medical marijuana during a HuffPost Live interview Thursday. When a viewer asked Dr. Drew ...

Ex-Seinfeld Writer Fred Stoller Gets Serious and Returns to Stand-up Comedy

Steve Karras | Posted 06.01.2014 | Comedy
Steve Karras

Fred Stoller is one funny guy. He wrote the book on character acting (literally -- it's called Maybe We'll Have You Back: The Life of a Perennial TV Guest Star), and now he's returning to his roots as a stand-up comic.

Adam Carolla Offers Some Advice

Caleb Bacon | Posted 04.09.2014 | Entertainment
Caleb Bacon

Adam Carolla is a controversial guy. But I'd guess those people who think they know him haven't spent much time listening to The Aceman, whose fans know him as someone who has helped countless teenagers and adults through their troubles.

Dr. Drew on What All Americans Should Know About Divorce and Family Court

Dan Schawbel | Posted 04.08.2014 | Divorce
Dan Schawbel

In the following interview Dr. Drew Pinsky talks about why he decided to be part of Divorce Corp, why he believes people should still get married despite the divorce rate in America, how he would change the family court system so that it's fair, and his best advice for you.

Celebrities Are NOT All Narcissists

Melissa Schenker | Posted 02.11.2014 | Celebrity
Melissa Schenker

It's interesting to see how often we relate narcissism to celebrities and how the media very quickly labels those folks narcissists. We have a thing about celebrities and prominent people these days.

Why Did Dr. Drew Wait Before Having Prostate Cancer Surgery?

Posted 09.24.2013 | Healthy Living

Dr. Drew Pinsky, an internist, addiction medicine specialist and TV personality, underwent surgery in July to remove his prostate after being diagnose...

Dr. Drew Opens Up: Part 2

Anna David | Posted 10.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Anna David

"When the addicts call the shots, they fail. So when someone says to me, 'I'm willing to do anything -- just not that 12-step thing,' I know that means it's someone who's not ready for anything."

Dr. Drew Opens Up

Anna David | Posted 09.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Anna David

"The only thing going on in an active addict's brain is, 'I've got to use.' And as a non-addict, I have to get re-directed on that all the time."

'Mob Wives' Go Crazy On Dr. Drew

Posted 04.22.2013 | TV

VH1 brought back the "Mob Wives" for a reunion special that was as wild and uncontrollable as expected. The network gave Dr. Drew the impossible j...

Mindy McCready Is The Fifth 'Celebrity Rehab' Cast Member To Die

Posted 02.20.2013 | Celebrity

Mindy McCready is the fifth person who has appeared on "Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew" to die in the past two years. The 37-year-old, who died of ...

'Rehab With Dr. Drew' Finale: Graduation, Update

Posted 11.19.2012 | TV

Dr. Drew Pinsky's bold experiment to have a non-celebrity edition of "Rehab with Dr. Drew" came to a close with the season finale. For the final episo...

'Rehab With Dr. Drew': Patient Runs Away, Gets Hospitalized

Posted 11.12.2012 | TV

Dr. Drew and his team had to make a tough call on the latest episode of "Rehab with Dr. Drew." After Drewbee wandered away from the treatment facility...

My Remarkable Self-Publishing Story

E. O'Neill | Posted 01.05.2013 | Home
E. O'Neill

About a year ago, I was blogging on a topic that had defined me. I wrote my first blog for The Huffington Post, and now an agent is looking at the story as a potential film. How did this happen?

'Rehab With Dr. Drew': Sudden Seizure Attack

Posted 10.22.2012 | TV

The harsh reality of addiction exposed itself in a shocking and frightening moment on the latest installment of "Rehab with Dr. Drew." The group was e...

'Rehab With Dr. Drew': Terrifying Back Alley Confrontation

Posted 10.15.2012 | TV

When counselors took some of their patents to an AA meeting on "Rehab with Dr. Drew," no one could have anticipated the terrifying events that would f...

'Rehab With Dr. Drew': Cinnamon Opens Up About Miscarriage

Posted 10.08.2012 | TV

Cinnamon revealed one of the things that pushed into alcoholism on "Rehab with Dr. Drew." Like many sufferers, she was fighting a secret trauma, as w...

'Rehab With Dr. Drew': Jasmen Doesn't Find Support From Her Mother

Posted 10.04.2012 | TV

Jasmen made a tough call for her future on "Rehab with Dr. Drew." She decided that after the three-week treatment she was receiving here, she needed t...

Addiction and Reality TV

Sacha Z. Scoblic | Posted 11.24.2012 | TV
Sacha Z. Scoblic

Does an addict who uses 40 bags of heroin (!) per day really have the mental wherewithal to give informed consent to be filmed? How much desperation (I need help but I can't afford it, can you help, Dr. Drew?) goes into such consent?

'Rehab With Dr. Drew' Ditches Celebs For Regular People With Addictions

Posted 09.17.2012 | TV

Out with the celebrities and in with the regular folks who really need serious treatment and help. "Rehab with Dr. Drew" hopes to be able to provide h...

'Teen Mom' Reunion: So Why Does Farrah Call Her Dad Michael?

Posted 09.05.2012 | TV

Dr. Drew Pinsky sat down with the cast of the original "Teen Mom" for the last time -- at least as a reunion to a just-completed season of their show....

Dr. Drew: Too Much Sex Can Be A Bad Thing...

Posted 08.11.2012 | Green

Dr. Drew Pinsky believes too much sex can be a bad thing... for pets. Joining PETA's campaign to to combat animal homelessness, the "Celebrity Reh...

Addiction: Not a Laughing Matter

Deni Carise | Posted 04.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Deni Carise

In reality, addiction is a very big deal. People lose their lives, livelihoods and loved ones to this disease every day. It's vitally important that we let people know that help is available and that treatment can work.