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Woman Commits Suicide After Being Accused of Facebook Addiction

By John Lavitt

A 24-year-old Indian woman was confronted by her parents over her obsession with Facebook. She responded by hanging herself from a ceiling fan. MORE  

Romania's Prime Minister Is a Facebook Addict

By Bryan Le

"I am addicted to Internet, to Facebook," PM Victor Ponta writes on his Facebook page. MORE  

UK Makes Social Media Addiction Official

By Valerie Tejeda

"Likes" and "retweets" can provide an addictive dopamine rush, say researchers. MORE  

Morning Roundup: August 15, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

US drug czar to push for more prescription drug tracking, better understanding of binge eating in men, and Creed singer embraces sobriety 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  

Facebook Pushes "People, Places and Things"

By Hunter R. Slaton

The social-networking giant changes its search bar to reference—unintentionally or no—a popular 12-Step slogan. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 11, 2012

By Bryan Le

Angry Mitt Romney calls marijuana issue "insignificant," 18 headless bodies add to Mexican drug war toll, and drunk driving charges dropped against ex-FAA chief. MORE  

Are You Addicted to Facebook?

By Chrisanne Grise

Are your Facebook fixes problematic? Take this simple test, developed by Norwegian scientists. MORE  

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Former Soldier Re-Enlists to Fight Addiction in the Military

Frank Greenagel has returned to active duty in order to wage war against the growing scourge of drug addiction in the military.

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Kentucky Teens Impacted By Drug Abuse Eligible For College Scholarship

Once again, the Sarah Shay Memorial Scholarship and the Michael Donta Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to high school students affected by drugs.

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Philip Seymour Hoffman's Death Contributing to Greater Naloxone Access

The actor's death has triggered dozens of states to enact naloxone programs and Good Samaritan laws.

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Mike Tyson claims he shared the same drug dealer as Robin Williams, police pull drunk man from burning car, and zombie woman arrested twice for DUI.

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Women who had ended their marriages reported higher levels of drug and alcohol use as a means to relieve stress.

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