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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


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

New Research Reexamines Addiction

Researchers are rethinking the roots of addiction — whether it’s to drugs and alcohol, gambling or sex.


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Former First Lady Betty Ford Dies

The former first lady whose triumph over drug and alcohol addiction became a beacon of hope for addicts and the inspiration for her Betty Ford Center was 93.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/08/2011


Could You Be Addicted To Tanning?

Studies show the reason why so many people feel they just need to tan is that it can be an addiction, similar to what happens to those who are hooked on alcohol..

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/15/2011

WSU Study: Three Categories Of Addicted Gamblers

A new study by researchers at Wayne State University found that addicted gamblers fall into three different groups.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/16/2011

Judge: Video Game Addiction Lawsuit Can Move Forward

A federal judge has ruled that a man who says he’s psychologically dependent and addicted to an online video game can proceed with some of his lawsuit against the game’s South Korean manufacturer.