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Tappy Fit Combines Flappy Bird With Exercise

By Bryan Le

A new app hopes to harness the addictiveness of Flappy Bird and use it to motivate players to exercise. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 21, 2013

By The Fix staff

Pro golfers say they rarely get drug tested, phone apps may cause gambling addiction, and junk food is made to be addictive. MORE  

Zombies Help Smokers Kill the Habit

By Ben Feuerherd

A new app helps you combat cravings via virtual attacks on the undead. MORE  

"Addictive" Smoking Apps Target Kids

By Chrisanne Grise

Experts say that interactive smoking simulators on phones may be more harmful than advertising. MORE  

Reporting the Mexican Drug War—There's an App for That

By McCarton Ackerman

A new grassroots iPhone app allows Mexican citizens to report crimes and corruption via Twitter. MORE  

Social Media Helps AZ Teens Quit Smoking

By Chrisanne Grise

The state's teen smoking rate has dropped 11% over two years, thanks to a variety of online tools. MORE  

Safe Compulsive Sex? There's An App For That.

By Anna David

Whether or not you're a sex addict, this handy new app allows you to check potential partners' STD's before jumping in the sack. MORE  

How Cell Phones are Fueling Anorexia

By Diana Freed

'Pro Ana' websites and an avalanche of calorie-counting apps are making it even more difficult to treat eating disorders. (Facebook hasn't helped either.) MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 6, 2012

By Will Godfrey

Drugs and alcohol flood Canada's prisons, court decisions loom for medical pot clubs, and a new app reveals alcohol's aging effect. MORE  

Show Me My Buzz? There's an App for That

By Jason Gotlieb

An iffy drunk driving offering from Missouri joins the slew of alcohol and recovery apps now available. MORE  

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The last 10 years have seen a drastic rise in college students taking Adderall or Ritalin in order to boost their productivity in an increasingly competitive environment.

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Columbus Short Allegedly Threatens Wife With Knife While Drunk

The 'Scandal' star was reportedly intoxicated on wine when he threatened to kill his wife and himself over her alleged affairs.

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Coachella Founder Once Ran Pot Smuggling Operation

Thirty years ago, Gary Tovar smuggled marijuana into the U.S. while helping to spur the homegrown industry.

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Edie Falco Talks 'Nurse Jackie' and Sobriety

As the sixth season of the show is underway, star Edie Falco talks about her pill-popping character's relapse as well as her own 20 years of sobriety.

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North Korean Drug Trafficking Causing Addiction Epidemic

While North Korea's hand in drug smuggling is hardly news, a new report shows just how widespread addiction is in the isolated communist nation.

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Rehabilitation Directories

The Rehab Review
Cliffside Malibu
 
 
 
 
 

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.

Morningside Recovery
 
 
 

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

AToN Center
 
 
 
 

Whether you’re interested in the 12 Steps, SMART Recovery, or holistic treatments, this luxurious San Diego rehab has a program for you—if you can tear yourself away from “the most amazing massages ever."

The Ultimate Guide to Rehab
 
 
 
 
 

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

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