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Texting While Driving Study Compares Phone Use To Drug Addiction

By McCarton Ackerman

While almost everybody knows texting and driving is dangerous, a lot of people still do it anyway. MORE  

The Neurological Basis for Digital Addiction

By Jeanene Swanson

Increasing evidence shows that texting and internet addiction can negatively affect lives. It's time to treat digital dependence as a real diagnosable disorder. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 24, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Supercross rider James Stewart tests positive for drugs, drug cartel caught smuggling pot in watermelons, and drunk driver blames car crash on texting. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 11, 2013

By Victoria Kim

The NSA has a mandate to "stem the flow of narcotics" into the US, Google cuts search ads and videos for illegal drugs, and Wiz Khalifa puts his baby before his pot. MORE  

Texting While Driving More Fatal Than Drunk Driving

By Victoria Kim

Texting while driving is now the leading cause of traffic deaths among teens, a study shows. MORE  

New Message: Texting Is Not an Addiction

By Valerie Tejeda

Even college students can sometimes resist, suggesting that texting is more compulsive than addictive. MORE  

Can Texting Curb Drunk Driving?

By Luke Walker

Boozers asked to send and receive messages that track their drinking cut down, study finds. MORE  

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