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Google Glass User Becomes First Diagnosed for Internet Addiction Disorder

By Victoria Kim

A Navy serviceman sought treatment after experiencing irritability and frustration over not being able to use his Google Glass. MORE  

College Students More Prone To Cell Phone Addiction

By Paul Gaita

A new study shows that students can spend up to 10 hours a day glued to their phones. MORE  

Morning Roundup: August 8, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Ice Road Truckers star wasted during arrest, woman smoked crack while breastfeeding, and man drags wife to cops over WhatsApp addiction. MORE  

Rehab Clinics Say Smartphones Can Exacerbate Addictions

By McCarton Ackerman

Smartphones have made scoring drugs or delving into porn easier, while making recovery harder. 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  

Morning Roundup: May 14, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Kate Major suffers seizure in rehab, mom arrested for smoking synthetic pot with daughter, frequent drunk driver killed by drunk driver, and CO sheriff busted for crystal meth. MORE  

Social Media’s New Addiction: Candy Crush Saga

By Shawn Dwyer

Game has a grip on millions thanks to endless levels and random rewards. MORE  

Girls' Internet Problems "Often Ignored"

By Valerie Tejeda

The stereotype of an Internet addict is a young man. Young women's problems are different, but very real, experts say. MORE  

Olympians Not Immune to Addiction

By McCarton Ackerman

Even Olympic swimmers Anthony Ervin and Emily Seebohm have their "Kryptonite." MORE  

Are You Addicted to Facebook?

By Chrisanne Grise

Are your Facebook fixes problematic? Take this simple test, developed by Norwegian scientists. MORE  

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