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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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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.

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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.

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New York Times Says: End Prohibition of Weed

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

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4 Physical Side Effects of Being Addicted Your Smartphone

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

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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.

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Proud to be Sober, Proud to be Catholic

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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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, appealing and commendable 4.5 star (our system doesn't yet show the 1/2 star) San Diego rehab has a program for you. 

Reflections
 
 
 
 

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

The Ultimate Guide to Rehab
 
 
 
 
 

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

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