When a person suffering from mental illness happens to be a pregnant woman, she does not lose her right to be treated like other human beings experiencing the same problems.
Cameron Douglas -- who recently received a reduced sentence (from 10 years to five) in exchange for his cooperation -- is now likely to face a very tough time in prison.
The best show on TV? Right now, it's unquestionably Breaking Bad. The Season Three finale is Sunday night at 10 p.m. and actor Bryan Cranston is relishing the critical success of the series.
Thanks to Netflix and what economists are calling the jobless recovery, I've almost caught up with AMC's "Breaking Bad." If you haven't seen this show...
Should the media be banned from Cameron's sentencing hearing? What do you think?
The stories in Burning Bright are beautiful. Each story is luminescent, deeply communicative of Appalachia and perfectly framed with sentences both lyrical and grounded.
The Westsiders tracks the friendships of three surfers and how they pushed each other to become superstars. You ride the wave with them, and watch them rise, fall and again rise.
Call it what you like - ADD, ADHD, AD/HD, Attention Deficit Disorder (with or without hyperactivity) or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. This...
Our 40-plus-year war on drugs has stifled the open debate this country should be having about addiction and how best to deal with it.
Generally, I only write about my ADHD when there's a news 'hook'. That's because I treat my ADHD with an amphetamine based medication called Vyvanse, ...
On behalf of The NJ Tourist Bureau, we write to inform you that, thanks to Sarah Palin, you are officially more of a joke than the Garden State. We're as shocked as you are.
"Addiction" is always about the underlying pain. The solution? Legalize and regulate all drugs. Integrate drug policy into public health. Treat addicts as humans, their physical and psychological issues as medical conditions.
Andre Agassi does not appear, to me, to be financially motivated, He appears to be a human being attempting to grow and find a happier sustainable place in this world.
On October 14, 1982, President Ronald Reagan declared war on drugs ... again. There have been one or two conflicts in human history that lasted longer -- though we'd better win this before 2012, or we'll find ourselves alone in a league with the Hundred Years' War.
We don't care if this isn't our grandfather's instant coffee, it reminds us of our grandfather (who was last spotted hollering about health care at a town hall meeting due to a combination of dementia and Glenn Beck).
Sparkman's workaday life and violent death -- whatever the cause and whoever the culprit -- highlight the precarious struggles of the white working class and the brewing storm surrounding the 2010 Census.