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Disruptions: Is the Answer to Phone Addiction a Worse Phone?

Mack McKelvey, the chief executive of the marketing firm SalientMG in Washington, D.C., said she’s aware of the tricks phones use to keep you on them longer — and coming back sooner. Photo The author’s phone has been set to ...

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WHO to classify ‘gaming addiction’ as mental health disorder

Put the controller down and step away from Candy Crush. The World Health Organization will classify “gaming addiction” as an addictive behavior disorder, similar to gambling disorder, in its 2018 International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11), according to a beta draft ...

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Fergie reveals crystal meth addiction led to daily hallucinations

Fergie is coming clean about the lowest point of her life — a crystal meth addiction. The Black Eye Peas star struggled with an addiction to the drug prior to her time in the group, she told iNews in an ...

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This surgery is connected to the highest risk of opioid addiction

Some people who become addicted to opioid pain relievers begin taking the drugs out of need after painful surgeries and over-prescribing doctors. The combination of surgeries and the prescriptions for opioids handed out by doctors to their patients in 2016 ...

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5 things you need to know about paying for addiction treatment

Addiction is a disease that requires treatment just like any other illness. Determining how to help a loved one — or yourself — is hard enough even before thinking about cost. Unfortunately, accessing care for addiction, also known as substance ...

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Sean Penn’s son Hopper reveals battle with meth addiction

Sean Penn’s divorce from Robin Wright sent his son down a dangerous path of drug addiction. Gossip Rss

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Jay Williams drug addiction battle

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Sunday, January 24, 2016, 6:10 PM Tiffany Rose/WireImage Jay Williams attends the 14th Annual Harold & Carole Pump Foundation Event in 2014. Former NBA star Jay Williams — once thought to be one of the brightest ...

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