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Celebrities and Drug Abuse

Alex Rodriguez

Baseball’s Steroid Problem: Why Won’t It End?

Sara Bellum
August 07, 2013

On Monday, the news broke that New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez will be suspended for 211 games for using performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs). He is appealing, but as it stands, this is the longest non-lifetime suspension in baseball to date. Read More »

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Tyson Gay

Olympians and Steroids

Sara Bellum
July 24, 2013

The lure of Olympic Gold is strong among amateur athletes all over the world. People toil from childhood for the chance to stand atop the podium and hear their national anthem playing in their honor. Read More »

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Cory Monteith

R.I.P. Cory Monteith

Sara Bellum
July 17, 2013

This past weekend, Hollywood was shocked by news of “Glee” star Cory Monteith’s unexpected death. He was only 31 years old. Read More »

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Justin Bieber

Sizzurp: It’s Not Cool

Sara Bellum
June 13, 2013

In recent months, gossip magazines have reported on Justin Bieber’s erratic behavior, such as wearing a gas mask, fainting at a London concert, and traveling with a mo Read More »

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Cory Monteith

“Glee” Star Continues Path to Recovery From Drug Addiction

Sara Bellum
April 30, 2013

Recovery from addiction doesn’t mean completing a rehabilitation program and then you are cured. Addiction is a brain disease that requires commitment and effort every single day to stay off drugs. It can also mean more than one round of treatment—and usually does. Read More »

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