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Morning Roundup: January 23, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Tennesse poised for medical pot, ex-Cowboy convicted in drunk driving death, China uses military camps for internet addicts, and snowed-in drunk uses Craigslist to get Taco Bell. MORE  

Research Study Finds Addiction in Internet Use

By Shawn Dwyer

Scientists have found a connection between Internet usage and certain addictive behaviors like withdrawal and loss of control. MORE  

South Korea Aims to Curb Gaming Addiction in Controversial Bill

By Allison McCabe

Despite opposition from the gaming industry, the country's parliament wants to tighten restrictions on Internet activity while classifying gaming as an addiction on par with drugs and alcohol. MORE  

Sundance to Show Films About Addiction

By Shawn Dwyer

The premiere indie film festival unveiled a lineup that includes three films – one narrative drama and pair of documentaries – that tackle issues of addiction. MORE  

Japan Plans Internet Fasting Camps for Web-Addicted Youths

By Bryan Le

Teens can talk and play sports at the camps—but smartphones are strictly prohibited. MORE  

South Korea Tries to Scare Tech-Addicted Kids Offline

By Bryan Le

A new campaign warns school kids that smartphone addiction will make them "losers." MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 9, 2013

By Victoria Kim

Cigarettes are a "gateway drug," mood disorders linked to internet addiction, and former Fox News anchor discusses her "dark" struggle with alcoholism. MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 22, 2013

By The Fix staff

iPad addiction lands four-year-old in treatment, Puerto Rico might make marijuana legal, and DMX was "tricked" into sharing about his drug use on OWN. MORE  

Tech Addicts Can Detox at Summer Camp

By Ben Feuerherd

A California retreat promises relief—if you hand over your smartphone. MORE  

Internet Addict Dials 911 on Himself

By Bryan Le

After trying every other measure to get offline, a Chinese man asks to be locked up. MORE  

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