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Chinese Teen Dies In Internet Addiction Treatment Camp

By Bryan Le

The fatal beating of a 19-year-old girl is one of many instances of abuse that have taken place in China's Internet addiction treatment camps. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 20, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Rob Ford to leave rehab at end of the month, Philadelphia votes to decriminalize weed, and British beer thief leaves behind false teeth. MORE  

Digital Addiction Called Psychiatric Disorder in Singapore

By Victoria Kim

Psychiatrists have urged that internet and digital device addiction be classified as a mental health issue. MORE  

Does Digital Piracy and Internet Addiction Increase 'Deviant' Behavior?

By Paul Gaita

Researchers from the University of Louisville tried to find a correlation between illegal pirating and such behaviors as sexting. MORE  

Half of 14 and 15 Year Olds Addicted to the Internet, Says Recent Study

By Bryan Le

For many children, it's the last thing they look at before going to bed and the first thing they look at in the morning, if they sleep at all. 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: 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  

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