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Suffering from Smartphone Addiction? Try a NoPhone.

By John Lavitt

Makers of the noPhone ingeniously came up with a way to overcome nomophobia. 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  

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  

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  

Online Gambling Set to Launch in New Jersey

By Shawn Dwyer

Residents of New Jersey will be able to enjoy all the fun and excitement of Atlantic City right from their own homes. And that has anti-gambling advocates worried. MORE  

Father Hires Cyber Hitmen to Curb Son's Gaming Addiction

By Liam Delaney

A frustrated dad turns to online "assassins" to knock his son out of video games. MORE  

Should Teachers Cave to Students' Cell Phone Habits?

By Chrisanne Grise

A psychology professor tells The Fix about his controversial theory on giving students time to text during class. MORE  

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Cleveland Browns' Josh Gordon Denies Addiction In Interview

Despite several failed drug tests and a year-long suspension, the Pro Bowl wide receiver continues to deny that he has a problem.

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Amanda Bynes kicked out of fashion school for being high, women held in jail after cops confuse SpaghettiOs for meth, and Stephanie Seymour's son arrested for weed.

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Teens Who Get Drunk Sooner Are More Likely To Become Heavy Drinkers

A new research study has concluded that teens who abuse alcohol earlier in life have more chance of becoming alcoholic.

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Heroin Easier to Get than Wine and Cheaper than Beer in PA

Bags of dope are being sold for as little as $5 in the Keystone State.

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Suboxone: Trading One Prison Cell for Another

Suboxone seemed like a get-out-of-jail-free card, the answer to my opiate addiction. Instead, I had a new ten-year addiction, complete with thinning hair and lost motivation.

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