addiction

addiction
addiction

The Case for Calling Gaming Addiction a ‘Disorder’ Is Weaker Than it Seems

"Now is not the time to pathologize one of the most popular leisure activities of the digital age."
Andy Przybylski
Amy Orben
6.19.18
psychedelics
psychedelics

Psychedelics Are Promising, But Many Psychiatrists Don't Want to Use Them

I surveyed more than 300 psychiatrists on their knowledge and views of psychedelics.
Brian Barnett, M.D.
6.19.18
Fighting Words
Fighting Words

Can People Who Had a Drug Addiction Ever Drink Alcohol?

We looked into the concept of "once an addict, always an addict."
Zachary Siegel
6.15.18
Smoking
Smoking

CBD Could Help People Smoke Fewer Cigarettes

A small but growing body of research suggests that a compound in marijuana may help people find cigarettes less appealing.
Troy Farah
6.13.18
tech harm reduction
tech harm reduction

We Talked to People Who Work in Tech About How They Manage Screen Time

The irony of a Silicon Valley leader setting a no-phone rule.
Jesse Hicks
6.8.18
Unites States of Addiction
Unites States of Addiction

This Is What Meth-Induced Psychosis Feels Like

It appears that meth use is back​ on the rise, and with it a host of health and social problems that are going to become really hard to ignore.
Elizabeth Brico
6.8.18
How to Not Die
How to Not Die

This 30-Second Video Can Teach You to Save Someone's Life

This version of CPR is easier and more effective.
Rajul Punjabi
5.31.18
tech harm reduction
tech harm reduction

5 Realistic Ways to Stop Checking Your Phone All the Time

By small increments, we can become healthier in how we respond or relate to technology.
Emily Cassel
5.31.18
addiction
addiction

7 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me About Working Out While in Recovery

We tend to be all-or-nothing types of people, but we can go overboard with the good stuff, too.
Kelly Coffey
5.30.18
addiction
addiction

Women Become Dependent on Porn for Different Reasons Than Men Do

“I would skip breakfast and dinner and stay up all hours of the night watching porn, just to watch it."
Sofia Barrett-Ibarria
5.24.18
Culture
Culture

What ‘13 Reasons Why’ Gets Right About Heroin Addiction

Based on my experience as a former heroin user, and as a journalist covering addiction, the show’s depiction is refreshingly authentic.
Zachary Siegel
5.21.18
addiction
addiction

This Actor Prepped to Play a Teen Addicted to Heroin in '13 Reasons Why'

Warning: Spoilers ahead.
Jesse Hicks
5.18.18