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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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Man Mistakenly Takes Meth, Walks Into Walmart Naked

A South Carolina man accidentally took methamphetamine, which made him "paranoid" and "crazy" enough to walk into a Walmart wearing nothing but tennis shoes.

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Support On the Rise for Giving Naloxone to Emergency Personnel

Proponents for equipping emergency responders with the lifesaving overdose antidote have become more vocal, with only those on the edges holding on to their opposition.

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Back From the Abyss: The Autobiography of a Low-Bottom Alky

Paid Sponsored Post: Follow Kieran Doherty’s wild ride of a life––from altar boy to rebel to alcohol-fueled criminal… bringing a whole new meaning to hitting bottom.

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Eric Holder Optimistic, Cautious About Legal Marijuana

The nation's top law enforcement officer has sounded a conciliatory tone in recent months, though he remains hesitant to fully embrace legal pot.

4/18/14 3:30pm
High Price of Breakthrough Hepatitis C Drug Expected to Decline

Though the price potentially will drop, poorer countries will continue to suffer from the disease until a cheaper generic drug is available for sale.

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Sober Living
How I Forgave the Woman Who Helped My Son Die of an Overdose

She introduced him to the drug that eventually killed him. It took a long time, but eventually I had to treat her the way my son would have wanted.

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 San Diego rehab has a program for you—if you can tear yourself away from “the most amazing massages ever."

The Ultimate Guide to Rehab
 
 
 
 
 

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

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