Tagged With Addiction

The wildly popular e-cig startup Juul is valued at $15 billion, but it faces a growing backlash of lawsuits and investigations


A facility giving marijuana to people with addiction has had a major shakeup after it felt 'like walking into a cloud of smoke'


Doctors are calling out a new drug that helps people with addiction for costing more than $1,700 a week — while a generic costs just $1




A vape pen startup that’s taking over America is speeding toward its goal of raising $1.2 billion, despite safety concerns


Silicon Valley insiders say Facebook, Snapchat, and Twitter are using 'behavioural cocaine' to turn people into addicts


A mysterious supplement has a viral following of people who take it for addiction — and researchers say it's too compelling to ignore



People are complaining that Facebook is ruining its products with an onslaught of relentless notifications


The world's largest health organisation just classified video game addiction as a disorder


'Gaming disorder' has been classified as a mental health condition by the World Health Organisation -- here's what that means


When phone notifications interrupt our train of thought it's called the 'switch cost' -- here's what it means


What 5 popular drugs including weed and booze do to your body and brain


I tried a new app designed to curb obsessive cell phone use -- and it's already working wonders


Brett Favre admitted to spending multiple stints in rehab during his NFL playing career


The first drug for opioid withdrawal has gotten the green light -- and it targets risky symptoms that others ignore


Google has announced it's taking major steps to curb 'tech addiction' -- here's the reality


Teens would rather break their bones than lose their phones



The US government is cracking down on a wildly popular vape pen with 'scary' nicotine levels, which experts say targets teens


There's a science-backed treatment for drug addiction that works -- but it's nearly impossible to get


How to lose weight if you're addicted to food, according to a cognitive scientist who struggled for years


There's no solid evidence that people get addicted to social media -- and using it could actually be beneficial