Dr. Drew Pinsky discusses the link between cardiac disease and depression. He looks back at Robin Williams' own statements about feeling vulnerable following heart surgery.
Police documents show that Justin Bieber tested positive for pot, Xanax and alcohol the night he was arrested in Miami Beach. Less than a week later he was turning himself in at a Toronto police station, where he was charged with assault. Back in California he's under investigation for allegedly throwing eggs at a neighbor's house. Anderson discussed all of this with Dr. Drew.
Justin Bieber is now charged with drunken driving, resisting arrest and driving without a valid license. The 19-year-old pop star’s arrest is just the latest in a string of recent public missteps. Anderson discussed Bieber's troubles with Dr. Drew Pinsky and Criminal Defense Attorney Mark Geragos.
Some substance abuse experts are afraid that Colorado's new marijuana law will lead to a rise in addiction. Gary Tuchman reports.
Plus, Dr. Drew and Carl Hart, Columbia University psychology professor and author of "High Price", debate whether pot is a gateway drug.
Outrage after a 16-year old drunk driver escapes jail time for killing four people last June. At the time of the crash Ethan Couch's blood alcohol level was three times the legal limit and he was speeding. The teen was facing four counts of manslaughter and up to 20 years behind bars. But a judge sentenced him to ten years of probation after his lawyers argued that he was a victim of his family's wealth. An expert witness they put on the stand termed it "affluenza," and the judge bought the argument. Randi Kaye has the story.
Eric Boyles' wife and daughter were killed by the car Ethan Couch was driving. This is the first time he is speaking publicly about what happened.
Anderson discussed this case with Dr. Drew Pinsky along with CNN Legal Analysts Mark Geragos and Sunny Hostin.
For the first time, a recent Gallup poll finds a majority of Americans favor legalizing marijuana. The panel takes a look at what's happening in states like Colorado and Washington where recreational use of the drug is already legal. Dr. Drew joins the panel to talk about the medical value of cannabis.
A new analysis by the New York Times says there are millions of poor Americans stuck in a health care limbo. Their income too high to qualify for Medicaid, but too low to qualify for federal help in the new health exchanges under Obamacare. Dr. Drew Pinsky joins the panel to discuss what this means.
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