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ENTERTAINMENT
January 21, 2014 | By Nardine Saad
That awkward moment when you're asked about rehab on live, national television? Yeah, that's what happened to Zac Efron on Tuesday.  The former Disney star hit the "Today" show with his costars Michael B. Jordan and Miles Teller to promote their upcoming raunchy rom-com, "That Awkward Moment. " And host Savannah Guthrie somewhat appeased those who have been keeping up with Efron's escapades, specifically reports that he had been to rehab for a drug addiction. "I know last year was a little bit hard," Guthrie said.
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ENTERTAINMENT
January 16, 2014 | By August Brown
Country star Trace Adkins has entered rehab after an alleged confrontation with a Trace Adkins impersonator aboard a cruise ship, according to reports. According to ABC News  and other outlets, the 52-year-old singer was aboard the Norwegian Pearl, headlining a seven-day country-themed concert cruise with fellow stars Montgomery Gentry and Wynona Judd. On Monday, in a bar on the ship, he overheard an Adkins impersonator performing karaoke to one of his singles, and a fight broke out, according to TMZ . A representative for Adkins confirmed to ABC News that the singer had disembarked the ship on docking in Jamaica and that he had immediately re-entered rehab.
NEWS
January 8, 2014 | By Cathleen Decker, This post has been updated and corrected. See the note below for details.
Three years ago today, she was in the most mundane of places, a supermarket parking lot in Tucson. She was engaged in the most meaningful act in political life, talking to the people who had sent her to Washington. Then a bullet pierced Gabrielle Giffords' brain. The Arizona congresswoman was one of 19 who fell to bullets that day. Six would die. Wednesday, she planned to jump from an airplane with a skydiving friend, another leap in her defiant reach for a life that came so close to ending.
ENTERTAINMENT
January 6, 2014 | By Christie D'Zurilla
Kesha is in rehab for an eating disorder. News that the "Die Young" pop singer, 26, was starting a 30-day stint in rehab broke on Friday, courtesy of TMZ , which said she had checked in early that morning at Timberline Knolls outside of Chicago. That's the same facility where Demi Lovato sought help in 2010. "I'm a crusader for being yourself and loving yourself but I've found it hard to practice," Kesha said Saturday on Facebook . "I'll be unavailable for the next 30 days, seeking treatment for my eating disorder ... to learn to love myself again.
ENTERTAINMENT
December 10, 2013 | By Nardine Saad
Adam Shankman, director of the musical film adaptations of "Hairspray" and "Rock of Ages," has entered rehab, according to his rep. "Adam Shankman is currently seeking treatment in a rehabilitation center," his rep said in a statement to Us Weekly and People . "His friends and family support him and wish him well on his journey to recovery. " It is unclear for what the " So You Think You Can Dance"  judge was seeking treatment.  PHOTOS: Gay celebrities: Who is out?
BUSINESS
December 2, 2013 | By Chad Terhune
Two longtime rivals, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and UCLA Health System, are teaming up to open a 138-bed rehabilitation hospital in Century City, reflecting both the growing need for this specialty care and the pressure on hospitals to control costs. The unprecedented deal between two of the biggest names in Southern California healthcare is expected to be formally announced Tuesday. The two healthcare giants in West Los Angeles will jointly own the new hospital along with Select Medical Holdings Corp., a Pennsylvania healthcare company that runs rehabilitation facilities across the country.
SPORTS
November 23, 2013 | By Mike Bresnahan
Maybe Kobe Bryant won't play this month. Bryant said a few days ago he could envision playing in November, but his coach didn't sound convinced Saturday. Mike D'Antoni said it would be "very hard" for Bryant to play during the Lakers' three-game trip next week. Bryant did not practice Saturday, the second consecutive time he skipped on-court team activities after two strong days of full-contact work. Bryant did individual running and shooting at the Lakers' training facility.
SPORTS
November 22, 2013 | By Chris Dufresne
Olympic downhill champion Lindsey Vonn, who suffered a comeback setback Nov. 19 when she crashed during training in Colorado, has taken herself out of next week's World Cup races at Beaver Creek, Colo. Vonn partially tore the right ACL she severed at last February's World Championships in Austria but is reportedly making steady progress from her most recent crash. "Lindsey is recovering very quickly from abrasions to her face and contusions to her shoulder blade," Bill Sterett, U.S. Women's Alpine Ski Team Head Physician, wrote on the ski team's website.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 20, 2013 | By Richard Winton
Singer Chris Brown was ordered by a judge Wednesday to rehab for 90 days, complete 24 hours a week of community labor and undergo periodic drug tests in his probation for assaulting singer Rihanna. L.A. County Superior Court Judge James Brandlin made the order after a similar recommendation from the L.A. County Probation Department. Brown's attorney, Mark Geragos, and L.A. County Deputy Dist. Atty. Mary Murray agreed to the action. Brown, dressed in black, said, "Yes" when asked if he agreed to the order.
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