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Study: Social Media May Be Just As Addicting As Other Vices, Drugs and Alcohol

“People gravitate to social media because it’s a way to seem like you’re contacting people while you take no risk,” Dr. Gerald Schiener said.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/26/2014

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New Program Aids Transition From Prison To Productivity

A new grant is allowing some homeless to get off the street and into a new apartment.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/10/2014

Anti-Gambling Pill Shows Promise

Can overcoming gambling addiction be as simple as popping a pill?

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/20/2013

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Michigan Addicts Newly Eligible For Treatment

Michigan health officials say they believe the state’s substance abuse care system can handle the surge of people who will become eligible for treatment when the new federal health insurance system goes into effect next January.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/20/2013

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Managing Addiction During The Holidays

Imagine the challenges faced by an overeater that is tempted by the abundance of holiday treats, the alcoholic that is offered drink after drink at social events, and the drug addict who might slip back into old habits to manage their personal struggles during this stressful time of year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/25/2012

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Confessions Of A Detroit Caffeine Addict, Coffee Gifts

I am just an average girl who wakes up every day and tells herself the lie, that I’ll have just one latte in the morning. Read what makes a coffee addict tick, where we go to get our caffeine fix and our favorite tools of the trade.

12/21/2012

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Dealing With Shopping Addiction This Holiday Season

‘Tis the season to shop — but that means serious trouble for the nearly 9 percent of people who are shopping addicts.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/18/2012

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Counselor: Early Addiction Tough To Beat

The verdict is still out on what exactly killed legendary pop singer Whitney Houston. However, her past problems with drugs have brought the topic of addiction back into the limelight.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/13/2012

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Data Shows Holiday Stress Means 27% More Drinking

Newly released data shows that drinking increases nearly 27 percent between Thanksgiving and January 2.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/17/2011

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Why Are Some People Addicted To Roller Coasters?

It’s a summer rite of passage for many – standing in line to be scared beyond your wildest dreams. But why exactly do some people love roller coasters?

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/30/2011

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