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Behind Prince’s Death
1 year ago

Behind Prince’s Death

The recent controversy over Prince’s death will hopefully catalyze a discussion between patient and doctor in regards to opioid pain treatment. After the accidental overdose of fentanyl by musical legend, …
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Wake Up and Fight, & More For The New Year
1 year ago

Wake Up and Fight, & More For The New Year

By  • Lists, Music, People

American folk hero Woody Guthrie was just like the rest of us. He began 1943 with a list of resolutions written in his journal that can serve as an inspiration to …
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Transcending Addiction with Billie Holiday
2 years ago

Transcending Addiction with Billie Holiday

You can’t have a complete conversation about Billie Holiday’s life without discussing her relationship with drugs. Her struggle with addiction and the impact it had on her life is a …
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Recovery Is Better When We Do the Johnny Cash To-Do List!
2 years ago

Recovery Is Better When We Do the Johnny Cash To-Do List!

By  • Music, People

Kissing, worrying, visiting mama — Johnny Cash’s to-do list rocks! And recovery is better with these 10 tips from the Man in Black.

 

If you or someone you know is struggling …
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James Taylor’s Recovery from Heroin Addiction
2 years ago

James Taylor’s Recovery from Heroin Addiction

At 67, James Taylor is amazed to be alive.

 

He was a train wreck even before he was famous. He was a heroin addict and a psychiatric patient in his …
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Tom Waits, the Booze-Soaked Bard of the Barstool, Is Sober
2 years ago

Tom Waits, the Booze-Soaked Bard of the Barstool, Is Sober

For years, Tom Waits was the booze-soaked bard of the barstool, the keeper of ‘a bad liver and a broken heart’. But Tom was saved by his wife Kathleen. He hasn’t …
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The Future is Unwritten
2 years ago

The Future is Unwritten

In the late 1970s, The Clash was the most exciting rock’n’roll band in the world. There was years of non-stop playing, partying and drug-taking. In 1982, The Clash had a …
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Tracking Drug Use on Instagram
2 years ago

Tracking Drug Use on Instagram

Drugabuse.com unveiled the results of a study into drug use at music festivals. By tracking drug references made in Instagram posts from 15 different festivals, they analyzed 3,622,365 posts for mentions of a controlled …
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Bruce Springsteen & Pete Townshend Celebrate Addiction Recovery
2 years ago

Bruce Springsteen & Pete Townshend Celebrate Addiction Recovery

The Who’s Pete Townshend will be honored for his addiction charity work at a special benefit concert supporting the MusiCares MAP Fund — a charity that assists musicians with addiction recovery.


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ELVIS: The Last 24 Hours
2 years ago

ELVIS: The Last 24 Hours

By  • Music, People, Pills

Elvis Presley did so many drugs, the American Pharmaceutical Association should put a plaque on his grave. And thanks to Lenny and John Lennon biographer Albert Goldman’s tiny tome on …
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