The alarm about social media and smartphones warping political systems worldwide is well-founded. But their role in undermining economies is overlooked.
Over 20 teenagers in three states have been hospitalized with lung disease. All have reportedly used vapes.
Even just seeing trees out your window might be enough to help you stop smoking, drinking or eating unhealthy food, a new study suggests.
Could a combination of therapeutic and pharmacological treatments cure people of an addiction to video games?
Although experts disagree about what to call them, obsessives over gaming and social media share characteristics with those who overeat or can't stop drinking, taking drugs or gambling—and these physical tendencies all enabled by big business
The WHO noted that gaming disorder was a relatively rare condition.
In the United States, 1.3 million more high school students use e-cigarettes now than in 2017.
The Justice Department–funded program will treat about 100 people over three years.
The results could have implications for the development of treatments for destructive and risky behaviors in humans.
The Sackler family owns Purdue Pharma, which created the infamous opioid painkiller OxyContin
More people are increasingly addicted to marijuana as its average THC content climbs, public health officials warn.
Using crypto-currency and an underground network of nearly-untraceable websites, people get what they need.
Redmond O'Neal is accused of stabbing two men in seemingly random attacks.
Every day, 91 Americans die from an opioid overdose.
Researchers believe the finding highlights the importance of prevention over smoking cessation programs.
Money for treatment for opioid addiction is aimed overwhelmingly at whites.
The danger hinges on how much gaming interferes with life.
Alcosynth, a non-toxic alcohol alternative, could be the drink of choice by Western consumers in as little as 10 to 20 years.