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Tappy Fit Combines Flappy Bird With Exercise

By Bryan Le

A new app hopes to harness the addictiveness of Flappy Bird and use it to motivate players to exercise. MORE  

Is Flappy Bird Really Addictive?

By Bryan Le

Some may find Flappy Bird's creator deciding to pull the game for being too addictive ridiculous, but studies have shown that behavioral addictions are just as real as substance addictions. MORE  

Flappy Bird Creator Pulls Game For Being Too Addictive

By Bryan Le

The programmer of the smash hit mobile game says he turned his back on $50,000 a day to save gamers from themselves. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 26, 2013

By Victoria Kim

Feds raid Washington medical pot dispensaries, new "buzzkilling" app busts fake ID's at the door, and Breaking Bad cast rolls up to premiere in model meth lab RV. MORE  

Kicking Smartphone Addiction: There's an App for That

By Bryan Le

A new iPhone app called "Pause" promises to help problem smartphone users dial back. MORE  

Why Everyone Is Hooked on Candy Crush Saga

By Bryan Le

Combining social media appeal with a dopamine rush, "crushing candy" is tough to kick. MORE  

Morning Roundup April 11, 2013

By Ben Feuerherd

Obama's budget cuts raise cost of smoking, Canada "at the center" of opioid epidemic, and ex-Chicago Bear Sam Hurd charged with selling pot and cocaine. MORE  

Zombies Help Smokers Kill the Habit

By Ben Feuerherd

A new app helps you combat cravings via virtual attacks on the undead. MORE  

Stumbling Over The First Step

By Anna Davies

It’s taken over three years to finally get to the point where I know I can’t drink. MORE  

A Smartphone App to Catch Drunk Drivers

By Valerie Tejeda

"DuiCam" users can record footage of suspects and send it directly to the cops. MORE  

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Weed or Your Job: Which Would You Choose?

Marijuana legalization advocate and Princeton University employee Don DeZarn will soon have to make such a choice.

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Voyeuristic Chinese Men Pay to Watch Girls Do Meth

A report by Vice exposed Chinese men paying to watch working girls do meth. But the problem runs much deeper than that.

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Food Addiction Can Be Reversed, Study Says

A focus on eating healthier in concert with education can help food addicts turn toward healthier foods.

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Drug Abuse Crackdown in China Targets Foreigners

In an effort to crack down on drug abuse, China is forcing foreigners to provide random urine samples under the threat of detention.

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Attorney Accused Of Framing PTA Volunteer In Drug Planting Case

Attorney Kent Easter and his wife conspired to set-up Kelli Peters over alleged mistreatment of their son.

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Rehabilitation Directories

The Rehab Review
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.

Capo By The Sea
 
 
 
 

Capo By The Sea offers an executive rehab program complete with medical detox and a focus on dual-diagnosis issues, as well as an outpatient option in an environment that exudes the kind of beach house optimism one would expect from an Orange County recovery outfit.

Journey Malibu
 
 
 
 

Want many of the luxury amenities A-listers have come to expect—including an enormous backyard with a pool and patio, an herb garden, a volleyball net and a spectacular vista of the Santa Monica mountains—with a recovery program to match?

The Ultimate Guide to Rehab
 
 
 
 
 

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

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