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Gaming Addiction Explained

It wasn’t too long ago, the World Health Organization decided to make it known that addictive gaming is to be deemed a “gaming disorder”. So what’s this all about and why did it deserve a proper title all its own? … Continue reading

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Why Is Suicide on the Rise?

In the wake of the untimely death of Anthony Bourdain– it’s difficult to ignore the reality of the rising rate of suicide in the United States. Can we point a finger add any factors giving rise to this misfortune? More … Continue reading

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Relieving the #Pain of #Heroin Overdose

Such a pretty flower, the poppy. However, the beautiful flower when processed into heroin is responsible for 1 in 4 overdoses in the US. The number of heroin users in the US is shocking, and ranges from the unsuspecting soccer-mom … Continue reading

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#Utah Senator Wants to Ban #Porn

This Utah Senator believes that by banning distribution of porn, it will protect minors from fostering a porn addiction. The fear of porn at the fingertips of teenagers is that it will become an addiction, worse than cocaine. Addiction is … Continue reading

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#SurgeonGeneral Redefines #Addiction

When physical changes occur in the body, it’s arguably due to a health condition some call a disease. When a person develops a substance addiction – doesn’t their brain undergo physical changes? According to the Surgeon General, this may be … Continue reading

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#Addiction to the #Web

Addiction comes in many forms. Whether it’s exercise, alcohol, or the Internet – everybody has an addiction to something.  A study has found that people addicted to the Internet are likely masking another mental condition. Many of us work online. … Continue reading

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Quit #Smoking Cold Turkey for #Success

If you’ve been contemplating quitting the habit of smoking, new research shows that you may be most successful if you quit cold turkey. Researchers found that gradually cutting down seems to prolong the inevitable more so then quitting all at … Continue reading

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#NoSmoking in @SanFrancisco till 21

Good on San Francisco for raising the bar on the age for smoking. Those freaking-out in San Francisco still have another few months before the June 1 date takes effect. At which time, people who buy cigarettes, e-cigarettes, and tobacco … Continue reading

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@Mets Support Ban on #Dip #LGM

Old habits are hard to break but when major league ball players jump on the ‘smokeless tobacco ban’ wagon – fans might listen.  Let’s hope so, anyway. The New York Met’s are supporting the ban on smokeless tobacco in all New York … Continue reading

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#Smoker? Blame Your #DNA

Having trouble kicking your smoking addiction? Blame it on Neanderthal DNA. Follow your family tree down to the roots, and you may find it all begin somewhere in the caveman era. They didn’t have cigarettes back then but they sure had … Continue reading

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