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New Breathalyzer App Calls Uber If You’re Over the Limit

By Brent McCluskey

Breeze can measure your BAC with an electrochemical fuel cell sensor and transmit the results right to your smartphone. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 20, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Kate Major sentenced to eight months for DUI arrest, naked man on LSD gets hit by car, and Florida senate panel okays needle exchange program. MORE  

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  

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