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Can China Beat Internet Addiction?

By Ben Feuerherd

A new plan targets kids' Internet use after a young gaming addict poisons his parents. 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  

Morning Roundup: October 22, 2012

By The Fix staff

Guatemala shootings raise questions on US drug war involvement, spending surges on Colorado pot legalization campaign, and tattooed Travis Barker says LAPD is "profiling" him. MORE  

Korea Treats Addiction With Cats, Hedgehogs

By May Wilkerson

The government hands out pets to Internet addicts, to help them form bonds with "other living beings." MORE  

Gaming Addiction Blamed for Another Death

By Valerie Tejeda

An obsessed 18-year-old who played Diablo III for 40 hours collapses and dies. MORE  

Korea Fights Gaming Addiction With New Law

By Bryan Le

A new mandate will help parents control when their kids play online games. MORE  

Chinese Gaming Addicts "Become Gigolos"

By McCarton Ackerman

Many "second generation farmers" in China are reportedly turning to prostitution to support online gaming. MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 27, 2012

By Bryan Le

Florida "Stand Your Ground" victim Trayvon Martin was suspended for "marijuana residue," DJ Deadmau5 starts beef with Madonna, and kids are getting more addicted to online games. MORE  

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What We Know, and Don’t Know, About Depression and Alcoholism

The recent death of actor Robin Williams cast anew a spotlight on the complicated relationship between addiction and depression.

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Father Accused of Executing Drunk Driver Acquitted

Prosecutors were irate that David Barajas was found not guilty by the jury

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Sick of Hangovers? Consider Changing Your DNA

A new study revealed that the answer to why you're hungover might be in your genes.

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Weed Can Reduce Domestic Violence in Married Couples

It should come as no surprise that there are significantly fewer incidents of domestic violence among weed-smoking couples.

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WHO Calls for Stronger Electronic Cigarette Regulation

The World Health Organization also wants a ban of indoor use of the product until conclusive proof that exhaled vapor is not harmful.

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Helping My Wife Survive Childhood Sexual Abuse

My wife revealed to me that she had been sexually abused by her stepfather. The process of healing has been difficult, but together we are working towards her recovery.

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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