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What Happened to Mark?

March 02, 2010  /  Sara Bellum

The news story said Mark McGwire's voice "cracked with emotion" when he finally admitted to the world he had used steroids for 10 years, including the season he broke the home run record, hitting 70 slammers in 1998. Read More »

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Eminem and Elton John

February 19, 2010  /  Sara Bellum

Musician Elton John recently said he’s been helping rapper pal Eminem work through his problems with substance abuse.  Read More »

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Real Life: The Choices We Make

December 28, 2009  /  Sara Bellum

A lot of celebrities are making headlines lately for all the wrong reasons. Read More »

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Michael Jackson: News We'd Rather Not Have

July 14, 2009  /  Sara Bellum

After the news hit about the death of Michael Jackson and all the speculation about his possible prescription drug use, the NIDA press office phones rang off the hook. Why? News reporters wanted information on prescription drug misuse and abuse. Read More »

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