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Video Game Addiction Tries to Move From Basement to Doctor's Office - New York Times

Sun, 2018-06-17 15:52

New York Times

Video Game Addiction Tries to Move From Basement to Doctor's Office
New York Times
“I have patients who come in suffering from an addiction to Candy Crush Saga, and they're substantially similar to people who come in with a cocaine disorder,” Dr. Levounis said. “Their lives are ruined, their interpersonal relationships suffer, their ...
WHO decision will classify Fortnite addiction as a real diseaseSiliconrepublic.com

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Fortnite addiction left dad-of-two hooked on cocaine and on verge of losing his family, job and home - The Sun

Sun, 2018-06-17 07:25

The Sun

Fortnite addiction left dad-of-two hooked on cocaine and on verge of losing his family, job and home
The Sun
A FORTNITE fan nearly lost his job, family and home after becoming so addicted to the game that he snorted cocaine to stay wired as he played through the night. Dad-of-two Lee Harmer told of his shame after wife Sarah walked out with their kids and ...
Fortnite addict opens up about drug problems 'caused by game': 'I was unable to function'Daily Star
My name is Lesley Roberts and I am the mother of a Fortnite addictScottish Daily Record

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Two charged for alleged cocaine sales - Hornell Evening Tribune

Sat, 2018-06-16 23:15

Hornell Evening Tribune

Two charged for alleged cocaine sales
Hornell Evening Tribune
Some social circles like it, and have a problem with addiction." In 2017, the Hornell Police Department tallied 24 cocaine arrests, a drop off from 42 cocaine-related arrests in 2016. Little and Kearse are being held in the Hornell Police Department ...

Fortnite game addiction led man into cocaine abuse and verge of losing job, family and home - Mirror.co.uk

Sat, 2018-06-16 15:30

Mirror.co.uk

Fortnite game addiction led man into cocaine abuse and verge of losing job, family and home
Mirror.co.uk
An addiction to the Fortnite game led to spiralling drug abuse for a man who was brought to the verge of losing his job, family and home. Dad-of-two Lee Harmer told of his shame at how he took cocaine to keep buzzing as he played through the night.

Weathersbee: Addiction stalled this man's fatherhood efforts. But it didn't end them - The Commercial Appeal

Sat, 2018-06-16 10:23

The Commercial Appeal

Weathersbee: Addiction stalled this man's fatherhood efforts. But it didn't end them
The Commercial Appeal
Now 35, Wilkins struggled with a cocaine addiction that made it tough for him to do much more for his children other than what the law required for child support. At one point, he was sleeping on his grandfather's' couch because his craving for the ...

Mashpee Health Board Targets Flavored Tobacco - CapeNews.net

Fri, 2018-06-15 20:56

Mashpee Health Board Targets Flavored Tobacco
CapeNews.net
"Whereas the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has concluded that nicotine is as addictive as cocaine or heroin and the Surgeon General found that nicotine exposure during adolescence, a critical window for brain development, may have ...

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Stanford scientist Karl Deisseroth wins Japan's highest honor for brain research - San Francisco Chronicle

Fri, 2018-06-15 00:31

San Francisco Chronicle

Stanford scientist Karl Deisseroth wins Japan's highest honor for brain research
San Francisco Chronicle
In one 2013 study, for instance, researchers found that stimulating one region of the brain with light appeared to reduce lab rats' compulsion to seek cocaine. Optogenetics is also being deployed in early human clinical trials on cocaine addiction.

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This Advocate Uses Her Experience With Incarceration And Addiction To Help Women - NowThis News

Thu, 2018-06-14 08:31

NowThis News

This Advocate Uses Her Experience With Incarceration And Addiction To Help Women
NowThis News
Mo Korchinski spent seven years in prison for trafficking cocaine — now she runs a mentoring program for women getting out. “I was in addiction since I was 12 years old, and you know, I never knew life could be so good clean and sober,” she sated.

Online gambling could become legal in Michigan - UpNorthLive.com

Wed, 2018-06-13 18:53

UpNorthLive.com

Online gambling could become legal in Michigan
UpNorthLive.com
“Gambling addiction is as serious of a problem as cocaine addiction," said Paula Musilek, a gambling addiction councilor at Harbor Hall in Petoskey. Musilek says more opportunity for gambling can cause more addiction. “Certainly the state would have ...

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Accused Muncie cocaine dealer held in heroin probe - Muncie Star Press

Wed, 2018-06-13 09:03

Muncie Star Press

Accused Muncie cocaine dealer held in heroin probe
Muncie Star Press
Douglass reportedly told investigators he is addicted to heroin, and sells drug to fund that addiction. He was being held in the Delaware County jail on Wednesday under a $41,000 bond, preliminarily charged with dealing in cocaine or a narcotic drug ...

Kerry Katona and Danniella Westbrook talk about their drug addiction - Daily Mail

Wed, 2018-06-13 07:39

Kerry Katona and Danniella Westbrook talk about their drug addiction
Daily Mail
Kerry Katona and Danniella Westbrook talk about their drug addiction. Danniella Westbrook opens up about her cocaine addiction with Kerry Katona on Loose Women in an emotional conversation previously recorded on May 21. 44-year-old former ...

How Teenage Vaping Puts Structure in Place for Heroin and Cocaine Addiction - U.S. News & World Report

Wed, 2018-06-13 04:05

U.S. News & World Report

How Teenage Vaping Puts Structure in Place for Heroin and Cocaine Addiction
U.S. News & World Report
Luckily, as of now, heroin and cocaine in their most common crystal form cannot be used in vaping devices, as the tight crystal structures in heroin and cocaine bind molecules strongly, making them "un-vapable" in the low heat that the vaping devices ...

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The Power of Blueberries: How Mount Grace is helping recovering addicts by building discipleship - MyArkLaMiss (press release) (blog)

Tue, 2018-06-12 19:38

MyArkLaMiss (press release) (blog)

The Power of Blueberries: How Mount Grace is helping recovering addicts by building discipleship
MyArkLaMiss (press release) (blog)
DODSON, La - (6/12/18) -- Addiction takes the lives of thousands of people every year and it nearly took the life of one man at Mount Grace. "In 2016, I was a horrible heroin addict and cocaine addict down in New Orleans and I needed help. I contacted ...

Jail for addict caught with heroin, cocaine and a knife in Wolverhampton - expressandstar.com

Mon, 2018-06-11 23:00

expressandstar.com

Jail for addict caught with heroin, cocaine and a knife in Wolverhampton
expressandstar.com
The green item turned out to be a Stanley knife and he was also found to be carrying heroin and cocaine. The next day, after being released following questioning, he was held again after a bust up with another officer prompting him to be remanded in ...

Kudlow hospitalized for heart attack, Trump tweets ahead of Kim summit - WPTZ

Mon, 2018-06-11 19:02

WPTZ

Kudlow hospitalized for heart attack, Trump tweets ahead of Kim summit
WPTZ
US President Donald Trump's chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow suffered a heart attack, the President tweeted as he arrived for his summit meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. "Our Great Larry Kudlow, who has been working so hard on trade ...

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Addict admits residential burglaries - Cayman Compass

Mon, 2018-06-11 17:05

Cayman Compass

Addict admits residential burglaries
Cayman Compass
A woman addicted to cocaine was sentenced on Thursday to three and a half years' imprisonment after pleading guilty to two residential burglaries. Sarah Elizabeth Day, 45, who has 26 previous convictions, admitted entering George Town residences in ...

Number of people treated for cocaine addiction rises 60pc in three years - Extra.ie

Mon, 2018-06-11 01:11

Extra.ie

Number of people treated for cocaine addiction rises 60pc in three years
Extra.ie
The number of people being treated for cocaine addiction rose by 60pc over a three-year period in Ireland. Figures from the Health Research Board revealed an increase in cases of cocaine addiction, rising from 708 cases in 2013 to 1,138 cases in 2016.
More Europeans hooked on cocaine - European InterestEuropean Interest

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'I'd a wife and two kids. Everything looked perfect to the outside world. It wasn't. I was addicted to cocaine' - thejournal.ie

Sun, 2018-06-10 17:05

thejournal.ie

'I'd a wife and two kids. Everything looked perfect to the outside world. It wasn't. I was addicted to cocaine'
thejournal.ie
STEPHEN* took cocaine at a work do with friends and then became addicted to it for three years. He had spent a fortune. He owed drug dealers money. He was on the brink of losing his wife Rachel* and his kids because of his addiction. He and Rachel had ...

Former Car-X franchisee details battle with drug addiction in new memoir - Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Sun, 2018-06-10 07:14

Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Former Car-X franchisee details battle with drug addiction in new memoir
Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette
By THERESE POKORNEY. CHAMPAIGN — Drug addiction knows no boundaries. Parham Parastaran knew it was time for change when he was found face up on his bar one morning wearing nothing but white traces of cocaine. After turning to Dr. Lawrence ...