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What about McCain’s mental health?

While some worry about the impact of John McCain’s age on his physical health and his potential longevity in office, others are more concerned about his mental health.
Campaign 2008
By MARY ANN SORRENTINO  |  July 02, 2008

Xanax junkies

This article originally appeared in the November 6, 1992 issue of the Boston Phoenix.

A popular drug for panic attacks can cause life-threatening addiction. But that hasn’t stopped Upjohn from marketing it to an unsuspecting public


By CYNTHIA COTTS  |  November 19, 2007
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Dr. Strangelove

On December 25, Dr. Charles W. Socarides, one of the last of the old-school scourges of the gay community, died at the age of 83 in New York.
The man who wanted to "cure" homosexuality succumbs to a lifetime of controversy
By MICHAEL BRONSKI  |  January 18, 2006