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Charlie Sheen says he is HIV-positive, has been blackmailed

...bit."The disclosure was the latest chapter in Sheen's headline-seizing history. In recent years, drug and alcohol abuse led to his being kicked off CBS' Two and a Half Men in 2011 after a meltdown that included calling the show's producer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-11-17/charlie-sheen-says-he-hiv-po
Working long hours might lead to higher risk of having a stroke

...hours might be less likely to exercise and more likely to engage in high-risk behaviors such as unhealthy eating or alcohol abuse.The study also found that control of stroke risk factors, such as blood pressure and cholesterol, might be more...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-08-26/working-long-hours-might-lea
Augusta VA expected to keep homeless health care accreditation

...reported a veteran saying "these services provided to me saved my life." Another said, "I am now clean from drugs and alcohol abuse."Statistics released in May from Augusta's biennial homeless count found 35 veterans living on the street and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-08-14/augusta-va-expected-keep-hom
Governor urges prayer for nation in crisis

...day interspersed with Bible readings, worship, prayer and speakers.She mentioned problems - childhood drug and alcohol abuse, failed marriages, crisis in Baltimore, and Ferguson, Mo., and "a country divided" - as well as help from God...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-14/governor-urges-prayer-nation
Ex-Brave Martin Prado helps lead Miami past Atlanta

...possible discipline against Los Angeles Astar Josh Hamilton by Opening Day.Hamilton has had a long history of drug and alcohol abuse, and has been suspended in the past.The Angels said Hamilton met with baseball officials in February, but neither...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-03-20/ex-brave-martin-prado-he
AP study projects average MLB salary tops $4 million for first time this year

...million) and injured Texas outfielder Josh Hamilton ($25.4 million). Hamilton has a lengthy history of drug and alcohol abuse, and has been suspended in the past.The AP's figures include salaries and prorated shares of signing bonuses and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-03-31/ap-study-projects-averag
Battle against youth homicide goes on

...not changed for the better because there are so many challenges our community is fighting against, such as drug and alcohol abuse, unemployment, racial disparity and single-parent households," said the Rev. Larry Fryer, the transitional...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-10-04/battle-against-youth-h
Clemson suspends all fraternity activities after death; drinking, sexual misconduct reported

...with his fraternity brothers, Clemson University suspended activities for all of its fraternities, citing reports of alcohol abuse and sexual misconduct but stopping short of tying the ban to the death.Oconee County deputies said Wednesday that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-24/clemson-suspends-all-fraterni
Laughing and crying

...dramatic actor finally succumbed to the crippling depression and bipolar disorder that drove him to bouts of drug and alcohol abuse.Much of the world is sad that Williams left us. But we should be happy for what he left behind ? an entertaining...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-08-13/laughing-and-crying
Prison term imposed for aggravated battery

...the victim's medical expenses, attend an anger management program and undergo counseling and testing for drug and alcohol abuse.At a July 13 party, Baxley grabbed Richard Johnson in a choke hold, and when he released him, Johnson fell face...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-03-27/prison-term-imposed-ag