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Social Media Becomes Hotbed For Drug Cartels To Boast Of Violence

By McCarton Ackerman

Dubbed narcomedia, the trend of cartels using social media to display acts of violence has been growing more widespread. MORE  

Selfie Addiction Linked to Mental Health Disorders

By Bryan Le

Selfie addiction may sound trivial, but one UK teen who took 200 photos of himself for ten hours a day exemplifies how it's a very real addiction that stems from compulsive disorders. MORE  

Woman Commits Suicide After Being Accused of Facebook Addiction

By John Lavitt

A 24-year-old Indian woman was confronted by her parents over her obsession with Facebook. She responded by hanging herself from a ceiling fan. MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 11, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Florida family poisoned by LSD-laced meat, new law targets California pot growers, L.A. Phil disrupted by drunk patron, and Colorado barber turns away pot smokers. MORE  

Neknomination: The Incredibly Dumb and Destructive Social Media Drinking Game

By Bryan Le

The Internet game where players try to outdo each other with dangerous feats of drinking has led to several deaths with more certain to follow. MORE  

Frances Bean Cobain Sparks Addiction Concerns Over Social Media Posts

By McCarton Ackerman

Despite declaring in the past that her mother's addiction caused her pain, Cobain appears to be headed down the same path. MORE  

National Institutes Of Health 'Mining' Social Media Sites For Drug Data

By McCarton Ackerman

New grant money will assist the government agency in so-called observational research into how social influences play a role in shaping health behaviors. MORE  

New documentary, 'No Time to Think', Focuses on Technology Addiction

By Paul Gaita

Directed by Brian Huston, the film arrives at a time when people are more and more tuning out to technology. MORE  

Instagram to Users: Stop Selling Drugs Through Our Site

By Shawn Dwyer

The popular photo and video sharing service has unwittingly played middleman to illegal drug deals MORE  

Mexico Relies on Social Media for Drug War News

By Victoria Kim

With mainstream media silenced by fear of drug cartels, sites like Twitter are the only "safe" way to report the violence. MORE  

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Global Drug Survey Shows Alcohol Is Most Commonly Used Drug In The World

Far outpacing tobacco and marijuana, alcohol remains humanity's drug of choice.

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Morning Roundup: April 16, 2014

Lindsay Lohan drinks at Coachella, drunk Russian struggles with fence, New Jersey voters more relaxed with weed, and Barbra Steisand not happy with pot comments.

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Twelve Pot Plants Earn Missouri Siblings 15-Year Sentences

Though they claimed it was for personal use, Natalie and David DePriest were handed harsh sentences for cultivating marijuana and intent to distribute.

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‘Growing Pains’ Jeremy Miller Talks About Addiction

The former child star opened up about his alcohol addiction, which began when he was just four years old.

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Addicted to the Small Screen

Concern is growing among teachers in the United Kingdom and abroad about children as young as three or four obsessively using tablets and smartphones.

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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.

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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."

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

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