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Lohan's Life at Rehab: No Phone, Menial Chores

Inside Lindsay's days at Betty Ford

(Newser) - Lindsay Lohan's stay at Betty Ford may not be as luxurious as the star might have hoped. Radar takes a look at her life there, details courtesy of an informative source who promises Lohan "is getting no special treatment."
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Pills for Addicts? 12-Step Centers Don't Buy It

But drug treatment centers show little interest

(Newser) - Decades of 12-step programs have set the standard for addiction treatment, but now doctors and scientists are trying to give drug and alcohol addicts another option: medication. With some federal support, these experts are adding to drugs already in use—like methadone for heroin addiction—by telling doctors about medications... More »

Betty Ford Center Mess Gets Messier

Power struggle at center has many alumni, donors fuming

(Newser) - The Betty Ford Center is supposed to be a place for healing, but a long-simmering feud for control of the famous rehab facility has boiled over in the months since the former first lady passed away, causing donors to cancel their contributions in big numbers, reports the Daily Beast . At... More »

LiLo Is Sprung From Betty Ford

Completes 90 days in rehab

(Newser) - Lock your doors (or maybe at least your wet bars): America's favorite trainwreck, Lindsay Lohan, has been sprung from Betty Ford Center just as David Arquette checked in, reports Radar. The onetime actress today completed a 90-day stint stemming from her 2007 DUI conviction just in time for 2011 to... More »

Betty Ford Staffer Drops Complaint Against LiLo

Holland will refuse to partake in any investigation

(Newser) - So despite the fact that Dawn Holland is down one job and up one sprained hand —allegedly because Lindsay Lohan has a hard time staying sober in rehab—the ex-Betty Ford Center worker is dropping her criminal complaint against Lohan, TMZ reports. Holland may not have found the media... More »

Rehab Worker in Lohan Dustup Fired

She 'broke confidentiality rules,' says clinic

(Newser) - A rehab clinic worker who accused an apparently drunken Lindsay Lohan of assaulting her has been fired. "Regrettably, one of our employees violated strict confidentiality guidelines by publicly identifying patients in a media interview and by disclosing a privileged document," said a statement from the clinic. "The... More »

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