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NYT media reporter Carr died of cancer, cardiovascular disease: Officials

New York Times media columnist David Carr, a beloved and widely respected journalist who wrote a memoir about his struggles with addiction, died of lung cancer and cardiovascular disease, New York City`s medical examiner said on Saturday.

Teens' love for technology responsible for addiction as adults
Teens' love for technology responsible for addiction as adults

Teenagers' love for technology is the reason behind addition to it later in their lives.

Kelly Brook to curb social media addiction
Kelly Brook to curb social media addiction

Actress Kelly Brook plans to curb her social media addiction in New Year.

Excessive Facebook use associated with substance abuse: Study
Excessive Facebook use associated with substance abuse: Study

Social media such as Facebook may not only be addictive, it could also be associated with impulse control disorders, including substance abuse, a new study has warned.

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Zee Media Special: Drug menace in Punjab

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will talk about the menace of drug abuse on Sunday in his monthly 'Mann Ki Baat' programme on radio.

Zee Media Special: Drug menace in Punjab -Part 2

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will talk about the menace of drug abuse on Sunday in his monthly 'Mann Ki Baat' programme on radio.

Lars Von Trier under treatment for drug, alcohol addiction
Lars Von Trier under treatment for drug, alcohol addiction

Controversial Danish director Lars Von Trier has revealed that he is undergoing treatment for alcohol and drug addiction.

Amanda Bynes in dire need of help?
Amanda Bynes in dire need of help?

Actress Amanda Bynes, whose strange behaviour has raised concern, was spotted puffing a cigarette on the streets of New York. People close to her feel the situation is dire.

Opioid painkillers carry high risk of addiction, even death

  A new research has revealed that opioid painkillers carry higher risk of death, overdose, addiction or serious side effects than benefits in chronic, non-cancer conditions like headache, fibromyalgia and chronic low back pain.

Most US college students dependent on smartphones: Study
Most US college students dependent on smartphones: Study

Nearly 75 percent of the college students in the US are dependent on smartphones while one in five consider themselves to be "lost" without the device, says a study.

Eating addiction similar to gambling fixation

If you cannot resist overeating despite the obvious health risks, you may well be suffering from an eating addiction which, as a study shows, is a behavioural disorder and could be categorised alongside conditions such as gambling.

Cannabis could be as addictive as drugs

As more people are able to obtain and consume cannabis legally for medical and, in some states in the US, recreational use, people are less likely to perceive it as addictive or harmful.

Cheers! Rule of thumb can control drinking

Did you ever try using a rule of thumb such as a half-glass rule or a two-fingers-from-the-top rule when pouring wine? Do this if you want to keep your weight in check.

Tax tobacco heavily to check addiction: Experts

Taking a cue from Health Minister Harsh Vardhan, oral health experts here urged Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to levy high taxes on tobacco products to curb the youth from getting addicted to smoking or chewing tobacco.

Robin Williams enters rehab centre for help

Actor Robin Williams has checked into rehab for the second time to maintain his long-term sobriety.

Addiction to become manageable disease

Researchers are saying that they are making important progress in changing the perception of addiction as they identify new therapeutic interventions that could render addiction into the equivalent of a manageable disease like diabetes.

I`m addicted to danger: Stuntman Damien Walters

Damien Walters, known for choreographing stunts in `Skyfall`, has revealed that he always likes to push his sport to a higher.

Any takers? App to reduce smart phone addiction

Are you always hooked to your smart phone, much to the annoyance of your parents, teachers and peers?

Lindsay Lohan still using drugs post rehab stint

Lindsay Lohan still can't resist her drug addiction despite her recent sixth stint in rehab.