Ke$ha's rehab stint just became the setup for a new HBO drama: the singer, who checked into Timberline Knolls last weekend for an eating disorder, will soon be joined by her mother.
The Obama administration will announce a new regulation Friday that would require insurance companies to treat mental health and substance abuse coverage the same way they cover physical ailments. A big deal!
Once upon a few months ago, in a horrible dark land called Wisconsin, a woman who was 14-weeks pregnant confessed to her doctor that in the previous year, she'd battled— and recently kicked— an addition to pills. But her doctor didn't believe her, so he told authorities. And under the justification of a surprisingly…
Third Rate Sad Wang Rush Limbaugh took it to the next bullshit level when he spoke some truly insane nonsense about lesbians and alcohol and fatness and yeah. Actually, it sounds like he's explaining a personal fantasy of his, but nope — it's just some good old-fashioned hate-mongering from King Bigot.
Science, or at least a long, drooping branch of it, has determined that marriage affects the drinking habits of men and women very differently. How differently? you ask, perhaps with an eyebrow raised and your glass of bedtime milk raised halfway to your lips. Married men, it seems, are more likely to moderate their…
The very public struggles with substance abuse of the rich and famous make addiction seem like a problem of excess suffered by the affluent. But what if the woman struggling with substance abuse is right in front of you?
The fashion industry in 2010 was rocked by everything from untimely deaths to unlikely unionization efforts. Money, sexual harassment, suicide, and shocking resignations: here's what changed fashion this year. [NSFW]
The latest entry in the What's Really Wrong With Lindsay Sweepstakes: she's a fame-whore who's abusing the court system to generate publicity.
PBS aired the documentary Betty Ford: The Real Deal last night. The first lady — who, in 1973 publicly identified as a feminist — said she turned to booze when losing her identity in housewifery caused depression.
Novelist and reformed alcoholic Susan Cheever is sad her friends don't get publicly shitcanned anymore, because now she can't feel superior to them.
Though women are still lagging behind men when it comes to salary, ladies are gaining on dudes in at least one respect: alcoholism. According to a new and comprehensive cross-sectional study of existing data, there has been a substantial increase in general drinking and alcohol dependence among women, particularly…