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Brazil bleeds over violent teen crime
Brazil bleeds over violent teen crime
Last July, Patricia fatally stabbed a female relative of her then-partner in a confrontation, provoked by what she described as continuous, poisonous...
Man dies after Internet gaming binge
Man dies after Internet gaming binge
A 32-year-old Taiwanese man has died after a three-day gaming binge at an Internet cafe in the island's south, the second such case this year, a...
Google gives humanity a brand new dragon to chase
Google gives humanity a brand new dragon to chase
Scientists have treated a man they believe to be the first patient with internet addiction disorder brought on by overuse of Google Glass.
Is obesity all in the head?
Is obesity all in the head?
Melody* stands huddled in an oversized jacket. Her hands try to hide her protruding stomach. She hunches down into its folds, trying to make...
Addicts deserve the right to anonymity
Addicts deserve the right to anonymity
In the outpouring of grief that has followed the death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, much has been written about the tragic nature of his...
Love: addiction with no rehab
Love: addiction with no rehab
Why do we crave love? Why do we choose one ­person over another? What do cocaine and love have in common? These are the questions that Helen...