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Father Martin's Ashley, the non-profit alcoholism and drug addiction treatment center co-founded by Father Joseph C. Martin and Mae Abraham, is celebrating its 30th anniversary. Ashley's opened its doors to the first five patients in 1983, and since then,...
Betty Ford, the widow of late President Gerald Ford and a co-founder of an eponymous addiction center in California, has died at the age of 93, according to the director of the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library and Museum. Ford died Friday evening with...
On weekday mornings, I'll post the most controversial, shocking and (of course) ridiculous stories for your reading pleasure. That way, when you walk into work, you'll be the master of witty conversation. Articles • One less independent thinker...
Betty Ford made it socially acceptable to seek treatment for alcohol and drug abuse. By going public with her own story of addiction, she opened the door for thousands of others to admit they had a problem. Her commitment to drug and alcohol treatment,...
A report last week that the University of Maryland Medical Center is one of 10 hospitals across the country this year that will begin offering new residency programs in addiction medicine is welcome news for Baltimore, which for decades has suffered...
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During the '60s civil rights juggernaut, the "black is beautiful" movement flowered. It was the next logical step in America's extreme racial makeover. It affirmed the African aesthetic. It issued a counterpunch to centuries of stiff jabs about the...
Rosie Schaap is not a celebrity. Not even close. She's a writer who happens to moonlight as a bartender. Or, if you prefer, she's a part-time drinks-slinger who happens to pen The New York Times Magazine's Drink column and contribute to NPR's "This...
'Django' actor Dennis Christopher recalls the foxiest 'Little Fox' of them all -- Liz Taylor. Also, Oscar thoughts -- Ben Affleck robbedLiz Smith"I'M LUCKY Horace. I've always been lucky. I'll be lucky again." So declared Lillian Hellman's ruthless anti-heroine Regina Giddens in "The Little Foxes." She announces this to her critically ill husband, after he has foiled her crooked plans to become...
NEW YORK — Tracy Letts has his hands full these days writing plays and preparing for the release of the movie version of his Pulitzer-Prize-winning drama, "August: Osage County." But he's added another formidable task to his agenda: elucidating...
Terry Smith collapsed face-down in a pool of his own vomit. Lynn Blunt snored loudly as her lungs slowly filled with fluid. Summer Ann Burdette was midway through a pear when she stopped breathing. Larry Carmichael knocked over a lamp as he fell...
Anchor/ReporterA wreath-laying ceremony was held on Saturday at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum in Grand Rapids outside the tombs of former President Gerald R. Fordand former First Lady Betty Ford. The event is held each year by the Ford family on July 14th in...
VarietyCinematographer Dennis A. Dalzell died July 4 at the Motion Picture Health and Welfare Hospital in Woodland Hills, Calif., after a long illness. He was 76. Dalzell worked on numerous television shows, serving as d.p. on "The Rookies" (46 episodes),...
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