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Kids 'Crave' Accurate Drug Info
"...kids are “craving accurate information on drug abuse and addiction,” say scientists from the National Institute on Drug Abuse..."

Nov. 5, 2007 News Post by Jordan Smith

Reefer Madness
As questions about possible political improprieties dog White House Office of the National Drug Control Policy, agency head John Walters hits Austin in search of good PR
"...an emotional story about a personal struggle with drug addiction? So it was last week, when Walters appeared with..."

July 27, 2007 News Column by Jordan Smith

Lake of Fire
Meat Puppets, Chapter 3: Curt and Cris Kirkwood, reunited, and it feels so good
"...Curt to relinquish his brother to the spiral of addiction is also what permitted their reconciliation. Curt heard from..."

July 20, 2007 Music Feature by Doug Freeman

No Smoking Now!
"...carcinogens just so that others can indulge in their addiction can go screw themselves. It's a public health hazard..."

Aug. 27, 2004 Postmarks

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...abuse study aimed at improving treatment strategies for cocaine addiction. Treatments for cocaine addiction have not been "particularly successful,"..."

Feb. 13, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

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Our readers talk back.
"...for Limbaugh's well being, the apologists have described his addiction to painkillers as unintended, accidental, circumstantial: "My God! He..."

Oct. 31, 2003 Column

Limbaugh Guiltless Addict?
"...for Limbaugh's well being, the apologists have described his addiction to painkillers as unintended, accidental, circumstantial: "My God! He..."

Oct. 27, 2003 Postmarks

Jane's Addiction
Record Review
"...Jane's AddictionStrays (Capitol) Audioslave is the reigning master of the alt-rock..."

Aug. 8, 2003 Music Review by Christopher Gray

Page Two
"...again. Now, any veteran of even the most mild addiction knows the meaninglessness of claiming, "I can quit anytime..."

May 23, 2003 Column by Louis Black

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Our readers talk back.
"...The Price of Addiction..."

May 16, 2003 Column

To Your Health
All my life I have really loved milk, but my wife is concerned that it is making me gain weight. At age 30 I am otherwise healthy but about 20% over my ideal weight. Would two glasses of milk per day be too much?
"...specific food leads to a curious situation known as "allergy/addiction," which may lead to weight gain. Allergy/addiction develops when..."

May 17, 2002 Column by James Heffley, Ph.D.

The Hightower Lowdown
The "Prosperity Dividend," Bush's Energy Fraud, and the War on Colombia
"...Colombia who're paying the price for our own country's addiction to cocaine. United States politicians, wanting to appear tough,..."

Feb. 16, 2001 News Column by Jim Hightower

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Last week's Summer Smut Issue gets a whuppin' from some prudent readers.
"...a mental health perspective, you projected ignorance of sexual addiction. Read some of Chalotte Kasl's work to understand the..."

Aug. 18, 2000 Column

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City council elections must be coming up soon...
"...become valuable assets to their community despite past drug addiction or incarceration? I wonder how many would run for..."

Jan. 28, 2000 Column

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...done for the Ohio Department of Alcohol and Drug Addiction Services found that 19% of the inmates who received..."

Aug. 27, 1999 News Feature

Shooting Star
"...Pilots, whose lead singer, Scott Weiland, developed a heroin addiction that soon would be chronicled. Too High to Die..."

Jan. 1, 1999 Music Feature by David Holthouse

Live Shots
"...JANE'S ADDICTION..."

Nov. 28, 1997 Music Feature

The Second Coming
Doyle Bramhall II Blows Into Town
"...seemed to stop caring about hiding a budding heroin addiction. Bramhall was never really outgoing or funny before the..."

Oct. 25, 1996 Music Feature by Andy Langer

Crucial Concerts for the Coming Week
A BLK REVOLUTION, Channel Tres, Smashing Pumpkins, the Austin Record Convention, and more local music related shows worth seeing
"...Brad by The Margaret Slovak Trio Smashing Pumpkins, Jane's AddictionMoody Center, Wednesday 5..."

Sept. 30, 2022 Music Column by Christina Garcia

Oil and Gas
"...survive global warming. [“Wake-Up Calls for Our Fossil Fuel Addiction,” Opinion, May 13] This will include major changes in..."

May 13, 2022 Postmarks

Rookie Season
Behind the wheel of Rebel Rock Racing’s inaugural IMSA season
"...is the emotionally complicated relationship drivers have with their addiction to the rush. "I know I can't replace motor..."

April 15, 2022 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Jockey
An incredible last trip around the blue-collar track
"...as the scenes with real racers talking about their addiction issues, or how many times they’ve broken their backs...."

Feb. 11, 2022 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

The Souvenir Part II
Second part of Joanna Hogg's chronicle of loss
"...(Byrne) shared with Anthony before he let his heroin addiction wreck their relationship, and finally take his life...."

Nov. 12, 2021 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

A DIY Approach to Helping the Unhoused Pays Off at Camp Esperanza
No funding? No resources? No problem.
"...predictable. You always hear the same three things: drug addiction or alcoholism, mental illness, and loss of a job...."

July 23, 2021 News Feature by Brant Bingamon

Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain
The life, passions, and shattering death of the traveler
"...Bourdain’s messiest habits, or his mental health struggles with addiction. The Kitchen Confidential author was cursed with a romanticized..."

July 16, 2021 Movie Review by Jenny Nulf

My Heart Can't Beat Unless You Tell It To
Modern vampire horror crumbles to reveal a tragedy of codependence
"...with a family member with a long-term sickness or addiction, and no resources to deal with it, will recognize...."

June 25, 2021 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Death Watch: The Stays Stop Here?
After a quiet COVID season, Texas' death row machine rumbles back to life
"...Like Jones, Andrus grew up amidst violence and drug addiction, grappling with the trauma-induced mental illness that sometimes stems..."

June 25, 2021 News Feature by Brant Bingamon

25 Years Ago, Sublime Arrived in Austin and Cut One of the Decade's Biggest Albums
Local producer Paul Leary put some Austin in the Long Beach surf/punk/dub trio's mix
"...woolly history, Leary maintained an acute knowledge of opiate addiction, so Phillips took it serious when he balked. He..."

May 7, 2021 Music Feature by Kevin Curtin

17 Blocks
Incredible home-footage documentary blows shows that no one is voiceless
"...strength is in its specificity. As Cheryl struggles with addiction, and Smurf begins selling drugs to get by, they..."

Feb. 26, 2021 Movie Review by Selome Hailu

Malcolm & Marie
Relationship two-hander about Black Hollywood is more flash than answers
"...I’m right here!). His girlfriend Marie, whose history of addiction Malcolm fictionalized for the screen without giving credit, points..."

Jan. 29, 2021 Movie Review by Selome Hailu

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