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Are Teen Gaming Addicts Physically Healthier?

By Shawn Dwyer

Contrary to popular belief, heavy gamers may be less obese than their peers. But they're also more depressed. MORE  

Video Game Scholarship Proves Gaming Addiction Can Pay Off

By Victoria Kim

The rise in popularity of esports has allowed video gamers to channel their energies into something potentially positive. MORE  

Couple Convicted For Child Neglect Over 'World of Warcraft' Addiction

By Shawn Dwyer

A California couple locked up two young relatives in a filthy mobile home and refused to let them leave for three years. MORE  

New Film Explores Gaming Addiction Behind Tragic Infant Death

By Victoria Kim

The documentary 'Love Child' explores the tragic and unnecessary death of child neglect in South Korea brought on by gaming addiction. MORE  

Expert Refutes Tabloid's Claim That Gaming Is As Addictive As Heroin

By Victoria Kim

Unsurprisingly, the infamous British tabloid The Sun blurred a few lines and fudged some facts to generate a shocking headline. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 1, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Gerard Depardieu bails on film festival to drink beer, Amanda Bynes bong throwing case dismissed, and underage Disney Star Bill Unger arrested for DUI. MORE  

'Weed Firm' Game Hits Top Of iTunes Charts

By McCarton Ackerman

A new Farmville-like game allows players to become a drug dealer trying to expand their weed growing business. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 16, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Flappy Bird creator vows less addiction, online gambling revenues down in NJ, British teens caught smoking meth on tram, and 'Captain America' LSD seized in Dublin. MORE  

Brain Abnormalities Tied To Internet Addiction

By Shawn Dwyer

A new review of over a dozen research studies pointed to growing evidence that addiction to the web can cause changes in the brain. MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 25, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

George Clooney not drunk in fight with Steve Wynn, Sacramento says no to outdoor pot, man eats pot candy before killing wife, and drunk cop shoots partner. MORE  

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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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Not So Sexy: Tales From a Relapser’s Bed

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