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Michael Phelps: From Gold Medals to Rock Bottom and Back Again

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  When Michael Phelps won his 23rd gold medal at the Olympics this weekend with his teammates in a relay race, he looked happier than ever. He continued to cement himself as the world’s greatest Olympic swimmer with his fiancée and young child cheering him on. But, just two years ago he says he was […]

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Chaka Khan Enters Rehab for Fentanyl Addiction

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It’s just really become an all too familiar cycle. We lose another talented artist to the disease of addiction; we feel sad; we talk about what could’ve been done differently; then we pretty quickly move on looking for any “good” or “silver lining” to come from the tragedy. Earlier this week, it was announced via […]

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Brookhaven Hospital’s Panel on Channel 2’s Coverage of the Opioid Epidemic

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Last night, we had the opportunity to contribute to Channel 2’s story on the opioid epidemic, “The Eye of the Needle.” A team of clinicians from Brookhaven Hospital was in the news studio to answer phone calls from viewers. We had a wide array of calls. A portion of the calls were from individuals expressing […]

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Documentary Re-visits the Talent of Chris Farley

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Last week, I watched the documentary, “I Am Chris Farley,” which was mostly about Farley’s rise to fame and his brilliant comedic talent.  As I watched and laughed at the now classic Saturday Night Live clips, I found myself longing for a different ending.  The cloud over it was the knowledge that his life came […]

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Cory Monteith Gone Too Soon

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Yesterday, I was so sad to read about the death of Cory Monteith.  Cory was found dead in a Vancouver hotel room after missing his checkout time on Saturday.  If you never watched the television show, Glee, you may not know the 31 year old actor who in his mid-twenties got his big break in […]

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