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August 9, 2018 8:42 PM Demi Lovato cancels tour dates to focus on recovery

Over the weekend Lovato checked out of the hospital she was rushed to on July 24 for a reported overdose. The 25-year-old wrote a lengthy post Sunday on Instagram, saying she remains committed to overcoming addiction. Lovato has spoken about her struggles with an eating disorder, self-mutilation, drugs and alcohol. She celebrated six years of sobriety 10

August 4, 2018 11:00 AM Famous legal defender Alan Dershowitz is back in the headlines at almost 80

Sample snark: “I had no idea that ‘McCarthyism’ meant not wanting to meet Alan Dershowitz for a glass of Crémant Rosé on Martha’s Vineyard. My sympathies.” Alas, speaking of Martha’s Vineyard, Dershowitz’s own dinner parties there in the past have — as he once shared with New York magazine — included guests ranging from Yo Yo Ma to Larry David to … Harvey 15

July 25, 2018 9:32 PM Richard Kachkar, who was found not criminally responsible for killing a Toronto cop, gets conditional discharge

The release also bars Kachkar from consuming alcohol, carrying any weapons or using non-medical drugs. “A violation of any of these conditions would mean that he’d be arrested anywhere in Canada, with or without a warrant,” Schneider said. “The decision only means that his condition is sufficiently well-controlled, and he no longer requires in-patient 14

July 8, 2018 10:11 PM Pain lingers for Florida mother after long-lost child was found

But Mother’s Day came and went without recognition from her daughter. They currently do not speak, Mobley said, hurt that her daughter had said she hoped Williams would not receive a long prison sentence. “I don’t deal with disrespect,” Mobley said through tears. “I wish they never would have found her.” Mobley said she had been so eager to become a mother 10

June 27, 2018 6:53 PM Bruce McArthur showed ‘minimal’ potential for violence, 2003 report concluded

The reports also note he had difficulties with family as a child, particularly with his father, who he thought may have sensed McArthur was gay. In her psychological report, Dr. Marie-France Dionne found little risk of McArthur committing another violent act. She noted there were no previous incidents of violence in his life, the assault happened when he was 50, and McArthur 14

June 2, 2018 1:00 PM New questions about old Canadian study foreshadowing opioid crisis

U.S. documents reveal Purdue officials discussed street value of opioids: New York Times This is an excerpt from Second Opinion, a weekly roundup of eclectic and under-the-radar health and medical science news emailed to subscribers every Saturday morning. More than 20 years ago, a team of Vancouver doctors discovered disturbing signs of a future opioid 16

May 31, 2018 3:01 PM The Happytime Murders wins legal fight against Sesame Street

A trailer for an R-rated movie featuring puppets having sex adequately distinguished itself from Sesame Street, despite claims to the contrary by the makers of the kid-friendly show, a Manhattan federal court judge ruled Wednesday. Sesame Workshop sued the film studio behind the raunchy comedy The Happytime Murders last week, alleging that the movie’s 11

May 17, 2018 3:38 PM Seniors in long-term care facilities twice as likely to be on opioids: report

Almost 40 per cent of long-term care residents in five provinces were prescribed opioids Seniors in long-term care facilities appeared to be twice as likely to be prescribed opioids compared to other people their age and three times as likely to be on antidepressants, according to 2016 data in a new report by the Canadian Institute for Health Information 24

May 10, 2018 11:24 PM B.C. hits highest monthly drug overdose death toll since 2016

The B.C. government declared a public health emergency over the crisis two years ago, but the death toll hasn’t abated. The coroner says more than 1,400 residents died from suspected illicit drug overdoses last year. The number of deaths for the first three months of this year is about the same as the 400 reported for the same period in 2017, the coroner 10

May 4, 2018 8:00 PM Vancouver sees 74 per cent increase in overdose calls in final week of April

Mayor Gregor Robertson says the spike is the result of a toxic supply of drugs currently on the city streets. Mayor Gregor Robertson says the spike is the result of a toxic supply of drugs currently on the city streets, and people are urged to take precautions such as using supervised consumption sites. The city says its supporting initiatives aimed 20