More stories about "Addiction"

5 Signs That You're Addicted to the Stress of Your Job

Being "busy" doesn't mean you're being efficient-or healthy.

38-Year Old Pinay Kept Her New Year's Resolution and Started Life Over

How Madie Dinglasan fights addiction with fitness and found a way to start over.

Why It's Time for You to Break Your Scary Smartphone Addiction

A recent study shows that 46% of people prefer a broken bone to a broken phone.

Compulsive Internet Usage May Lead to Anxiety and Depression

Being addicted to the Internet may have negative behavioral repercussions.

Prenatal Exposure to Cigarette Smoke May Increase Addiction Risk in Children

A recent study shows that nicotine may affect a baby's brain formation, blunting his or her sense or satisfaction once he or she gets older.

Shame May Cause Relapse in Alcoholics

A study shows alcohol addiction can't be solved by using negative tactics.

Food Concoction Related to Binge Eating, Study Suggests

Creating weird food combinations and consistently snacking on them even after major meals may be a sign that something is wrong.

Sexual Addiction is a Valid Mental Condition

The compulsion to constantly have sex is no laughing matter, research says.

Binge Eating May Lead to Addiction-Like Behavior

Research shows that it doesn't take much for binge eaters to start displaying behavior you'd expect from drug addicts.

Addictive Behavior May Be Predicted as Early as Preschool

Children who show signs of impulsiveness and negative emotions may have a greater risk of developing an addiction.

Excessive Gambling Linked to Norepinephrine Levels in the Brain

Research shows that people with lower levels of norepinephrine transporters are less likely to feel financial loss.

Twitter More Tempting than Smoking and Other Vices

Research shows it's the little things that reel you in and keep you hooked.

Demi Moore Reportedly in Rehab for "Eating Disorder" and "Addiction"

The actress was hospitalized on January 23 for exhaustion and is now seeking professional help.

Obsession Alert: 5 Signs Your Child Could Be Addicted to Video Games

Gaming can help develop critical thinking and strategy, but when is it a hobby and when is it addiction? An expert shares 5 symptoms to watch for.

Food Addiction Really Exists, Studies Show

Research reveals that eating fatty foods affects our brain the same way drugs can.

Are you addicted to technology?

How much of a technophile are you? Can you go 24 hours without the TV, your phone, or a laptop? Take the quiz!

British Singer Amy Winehouse Dies at 27

Police say the "Rehab" singer's death is "unexplained" for now, but will issue more details after the autopsy.

Cards Down: 6 Ways to Deal with Teenage Gambling

Juvenile gambling has many pitfalls. Here's how to deal with kids who have fallen into the trap of taking friendly bets to the next level.

Baby Drowns as Mom Plays Facebook Game + 5 Tips on Avoiding Online Addiction

A 1-year-old drowned while his mother played Caf' World on Facebook. Learn to curb your dependence on the Internet with these 5 tips.

Baron Geisler Blames Alcoholism on Breakup with Jodi Sta. Maria + 5 Things You Should Know about This Disease

This critically-acclaimed actor is checking into rehab this week. Plus, learn more about alcohol addiction with these fast facts from the experts.