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Coroner: Verne Troyer Death Suicide by Alcohol Intoxication

LOS ANGELES — Verne Troyer, best known for his role as Mike Myers' comical sidekick "Mini-Me" in the "Austin Powers" movie franchise, died last April of suicide by alcohol intoxication, the Los Angeles County coroner's office reported Wednesday. "Based on t...
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Ben Affleck Posts About Substance Abuse Treatment

LOS ANGELES — Ben Affleck says battling addiction is "a lifelong and difficult struggle." The actor posted on Instagram Thursday that he has completed a 40-day stay at a treatment center for alcohol addictio...
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A Hangover Pill? Tests on Drunk Mice Show Promise

“Civilization begins with distillation,” said William Faulkner, a writer and drinker. Although our thirst for alcohol dates back to the Stone Age, nobody has figured out a good way to deal with the ensuing hangover after getting drunk. As a chemical enginee...