NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York City mayoral hopeful Christine Quinn spoke out on Tuesday about her decade-long struggle with bulimia and alcohol abuse after her mother's death from breast cancer. Full story
A police officer fired for driving drunk in an unmarked police car while off-duty has filed a $6 million lawsuit against the city of Gresham, the police chief and others, alleging his rights were violated under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Full story
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - There is not enough evidence to recommend universal screening to find people at risk of suicide, according to a government-backed panel. Full story
The taste of beer, without its alcoholic effects, may be enough to trigger the release of the pleasure chemical dopamine in the brain, a study finds. Full story
Author Ann Leary talks about her new novel, “The Good House,” which takes a look at women and alcoholism.
Chris Matthews talks about the dangers of addiction, and the need for more people to come forward to address the many problems that come with alcoholism and drug addictions that society glosses over.
Researchers say the alleged gunman in the Wisconsin Sikh temple was deeply involved in hate group subculture. The Army veteran, who was discharged for a drinking problem, played in two bands associated with racist skinheads. NBC’s Pete Williams reports.
People who've had gastric bypass surgery may be more susceptible to alcohol abuse and new statistics show the hospital can be a dangerous place for Alzheimer’s patients. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.
Radio host and author Pat O’Brien opens up to TODAY’s Kathie Lee Gifford about his struggle with alcoholism, his recovery, and his thoughts on Lindsay Lohan and Charlie Sheen.
Actor David Hasselhoff of Baywatch and Knight Rider fame, admits to an alcohol addiction that began in the early 1970s. While struggling to find work, Hasselhoff reveals he found comfort in beer, scotch, and tequila. Hasselhoff fled a rehab center in 2002 wearing only sweatpants, a tank top, and ten