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Parents Addicted to Cell Phones 'More Negative' Toward Their Kids

By Bryan Le

Teens glued to their cell phones are bad enough, but a recent study found that cell phone-addicted parents are even worse. MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 14, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Jennifer Lawrence 'too drunk' to talk, firefighters battle blaze with beer, Florida proposes medical pot for seizures, and Colorado stoners steal mile marker 420. MORE  

Dozens of Cali Prison Staff Caught Smuggling

By McCarton Ackerman

Over 50 California prison employees are accused of involvement in smuggling cellphones, motivated by money—or love.  MORE  

Should Teachers Cave to Students' Cell Phone Habits?

By Chrisanne Grise

A psychology professor tells The Fix about his controversial theory on giving students time to text during class. MORE  

New Night-Out Tactic: The "Drunk Phone"

By Bryan Le

Young drinkers carry dedicated low-end cell phones when they go out to get smashed, to avoid risking their precious smart devices. MORE  

"Cell Vibration Syndrome" Creates a Buzz

By Fionna Agomuoh

Feeling phantom cellphone vibrations is a common symptom of mobile device dependency. MORE  

"Nomophobia" Plagues Most of Us

By Sarah Beller

"Nomophobia"—the fear of being without your phone—afflicts more and more people, an expert tells The Fix. MORE  

Camera Phones Monitor Meth-Head Compliance

By Kenneth Garger

Scientists say using cell phone photos to check that meth-addicts take their prescribed modafinil regularly is a viable plan. MORE  

The Quick Fix: A Real-Time Round-Up of Today's News

By Will Godfrey

Army Needs More Addiction Counselors, Silicon Valley Pot Legalization Push, and Getting Hooked to Cell Phones. MORE  

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