Dr. Drew Talks About Addiction, Childhood Trauma and Why He Believes in Twelve Steps

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Dr. Drew Pinsky — better known as just Dr. Drew — has been a prominent voice of the medical profession in popular culture for more than two decades, dispensing advice on both radio and television and working with everyone from actors and musicians to everyday folks as an addiction specialist. This Thursday, September 18, Dr. Drew will be in the Seawell Ballroom as the guest speaker at this year’s fundraiser for Arapahoe House, a local non-profit with more than ...

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TUNE IN ALERT! Watch the 18th Annual PRISM Awards Tomorrow Airing on FX!

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18th Annual PRISM Showcase

MARK YOUR CALENDAR!

The 18th Annual PRISM Showcase will air on
FX Network
Saturday, September 6 at 12 noon.

For the PRISM Awards airing schedule, please see your local listings. For other information and updates,

visit: www.prismawards.com

 

 

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Dr. Drew Pinsky is a practicing physician, Board Certified in Internal Medicine, ...

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What You Need to Know About Prostate Cancer–From Dr. Drew

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Dr. Drew on His Private Battle with Prostate Cancer (Extra TV)

Dr. Drew Pinsky returned from a Caribbean vacation two years ago feeling ill, with chills so rattling that he had to go to the hospital. He figured he must have caught a tropical disease. Although his symptoms passed, his wife urged him to get a follow-up examination. His doctor discovered something unexpected: he had an elevated PSA, a sign of trouble in his prostate. He ...

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Dr. Drew Shares Prostate Cancer Battle, Fears of Social Media Bloodlust

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Dr. Drew Pinsky knows the value our culture places on celebrity, and he winces when it’s not used to its maximum effect.

“I’ve seen a lot of celebrities champion causes that they’re paid to champion, which is OK, but they really don’t know much about it except what they’ve been told to say,” Dr. Pinsky says. “I’ve even seen people testifying before Congress who didn’t know what they were talking about.”

So he marvels at stars like Parkinson’s disease advocate Michael ...

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Robin Williams dead of suspected suicide: Mental issues can be fatal, Dr. Drew says

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Actor and comedian Robin Williams died at his Northern California home Monday. He was 63-years-old. In a statement, his representative said Williams had been “battling severe depression of late.”

Going public with depression

The Marin County, California, Sheriff’s office says an investigation is underway, but suspect his death is “a suicide due to asphyxia.”

CNN’s Don Lemon and HLN’s Dr. Drew discuss Williams’ battle with mental illness.

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