Some addiction treatment centers turn big profits by scaling back care

Near the end of his scheduled three-month stay at a rehab center outside Austin, Texas, Daniel McKegney was forced to tell his father in North Carolina that he needed more time and more money, he recently recalled. His father had already received bills from BRC Recovery totaling about $150,000 to cover McKegney’s treatment for addiction … Read more

Novak Djokovic given schedule special treatment before Stefanos Tsitsipas men’s final

Serbia's Novak Djokovic gives a press conference after his semi-final. Photo by WILLIAM WEST / AFP.

Novak Djokovic has cruised through to the Australian Open men’s final without having played a single day session match — something that may have never happened before. The special treatment for the nine-time champion has gone overlooked as he made his run into Sunday night’s showdown with Stefanos Tsitsipas having dropped just one set. The … Read more

Insurance companies should not overrule doctors in mental health treatment

Entering into a new legislative session, lawmakers like myself often reflect on what we have accomplished, and what we still hope to achieve. One thing on my mind, and which I’m sure is on the mind of many of my colleagues, is how we’re going to combat Colorado’s worsening mental health crisis. Since being sworn … Read more

Adam Scott Just Confronted “Boy Meets World” Stars Over His Treatment

These days, Adam Scott is probably best known for his role as Ben Wyatt in Parks and Recreation, which earned him two Critics’ Choice Award nominations for Best Actor in a Comedy Series. You might also recognize him for his breakout supporting role in the 2008 comedy movie Step Brothers, or for starring opposite Ben … Read more

Easing prescription rules for opioid treatment meds did not increase overdose deaths, study finds

A new study shows that reducing restrictions on buprenorphine, a medication that can treat opioid use disorder, did not lead to an increase in overdose deaths involving the treatment. The findings may help allay concerns that making buprenorphine more widely available could lead to more overdose deaths.  Buprenorphine and similar medications, like methadone and Suboxone, … Read more

Freddie Prinze Jr. On Sarah Michelle Gellar’s “Buffy” Treatment

Sarah Michelle Gellar was 17 years old when she took on the lead role of Buffy Summers in the fantasy series Buffy the Vampire Slayer, which aired between 1997 and 2003. Almost two decades after the series finale premiered, the show’s creator Joss Whedon was accused of being “abusive” and “unprofessional” on the Justice League … Read more

Julie Chrisley Not Getting Treatment Despite Sentence to Medical Center

Julie Chrisley serving time at the Federal Medical Center in Kentucky has nothing to do with any health-related issues, TMZ has learned … despite heavy speculation about why she was moved there last minute. Sources close to the Chrisleys tell TMZ … Julie’s move to FMC in Lexington is not an indicator she’s getting any … Read more

Nick Kyrgios withdraws from 2023 Australian Open, photo of drainage, news, knee injury, surgery, treatment, latest, update

Nick Kyrgios has shared a “pretty gruesome” photo of the injuries that cost him a chance at his home grand slam, after withdrawing one day before his opening singles match at Melbourne Park. Kyrgios made the shock announcement on Monday afternoon that he had suffered a parameniscal cyst on his left knee after a minor … Read more

Jen Shah Must Complete Mental Health Treatment After Prison

Jen Shah Courtesy of Jen Shah/Instagram Special conditions. Jen Shah will begin her 78-month prison sentence for conspiracy to commit wire fraud in February, and the court has ordered her to undergo mental health treatment upon her release. In court documents obtained by Us Weekly, all the conditions of the 49-year-old Real Housewives of Salt … Read more