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Eating Disorder App Designed For High School Kids Catching Fire

By John Lavitt

Previous versions of High School Story have dealt with other teen issues like cyberbullying. MORE  

Livr, The Popular Social Network App for Drunk People, Is A Prank

By Bryan Le

A number of technology sites fell for the gag thanks to a convincing roll-out campaign on Twitter and Instagram. MORE  

Recovery: There's an App for That

By Sarah Peters

There are new apps and programs designed to help your sobriety, but can tech replace face to face recovery? MORE  

Kicking Smartphone Addiction: There's an App for That

By Bryan Le

A new iPhone app called "Pause" promises to help problem smartphone users dial back. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 1, 2013

By Victoria Kim

NJ passes 'Good Samaritan' overdose bill, Ozzy Osbourne promises to be clean for Kelly's wedding, and falling beer sales in Brazil are hurting the world's biggest brewer. MORE  

Smartphone Breathalyzer Tells You If You're Safe to Drive

By Bryan Le

Could portable, digital breathalyzers stop drunk drivers from getting behind the wheel? MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 14, 2013

By Bryan Le

Afghanistan tops the list of illegal drug producers—again, Sweden eyes going smoke-free by 2025, and Bloomberg admits to a Cheez-It addiction. MORE  

A Smartphone App to Catch Drunk Drivers

By Valerie Tejeda

"DuiCam" users can record footage of suspects and send it directly to the cops. MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 11, 2013

By Bryan Le

FDA requires cuts to sleep drug dosages, advocates want Obamacare to cover quit-smoking materials, and a new app shows how alcohol ages you. MORE  

App Shows Long-Term Facial Effects of Drinking

By McCarton Ackerman

A new phone app predicts how your face will look after ten years of heavy drinking. It ain't pretty. MORE  

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Pakistan Drug 'Clinic' Allegedly Tortured Addicts

A Pakistani clinic run by an extreme Islamic mullah has been shut down after police found patients chained to the ground and forced to recite the Qur'an.

7/28/14 7:30pm
Brain-Boosting 'Smart Drugs' On The Rise

With the wider availability of brain-boosting pills comes growing concern over sever side effects like depression and withdrawal.

7/28/14 5:30pm
New York Times Says: End Prohibition of Weed

The Gray Lady has gone on record in throwing unequivocal support behind legalizing marijuana.

7/28/14 3:30pm
4 Physical Side Effects of Being Addicted Your Smartphone

Think overuse of smartphones doesn't have physical consequences? Think again.

7/28/14 1:00pm
Can Ibogaine Curb Afghanistan’s Heroin Problem?

Despite a decade-long battle with crippling heroin addiction, Afghanistan remains reluctant in its desire to treat addicts.

7/28/14 10:30am

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I noticed a decided anti-Catholic bent at the AA meetings I was attending, but my sobriety has only benefited from my religious upbringing.

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The “beach-house-relaxed” Cliffside Malibu claims to provide an oasis for recovering addicts and alcoholics. And that’s just what you'll get—if you’ve got the cash.

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For a “rehab near the beach” experience that isn’t quite as costly as similar SoCal competitors, head to this Newport Beach treatment facility.

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Whether you’re interested in the 12 Steps, SMART Recovery, or holistic treatments, this luxurious, appealing and commendable 4.5 star (our system doesn't yet show the 1/2 star) San Diego rehab has a program for you. 

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This exclusive Northern California rehab is all about client choice—as well as golf outings, Buddhist field trips and keeping up with the office.

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What you need to know when choosing an addiction treatment center.

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