A new addiction: Internet junkies
While compulsive gambling is only beginning to be addressed by mental health professionals, they must now face a new affliction: Internet addiction.
"The problem isn't widespread but we know of serious cases in which teenagers don't leave the house, don't have interpersonal relationships, and ...
Trouble For Lone Ranger Junkies
Non-profit organization RAND Corp. has come out with a finding published in the journal Psychology of Addictive Behavior. //Drug addicts who tend to use substance like marijuana, alcohol, and cigarettes in solitude, tend to develop behavioral and health problems at a younger age, and to have a hard...
Coffee or Tea Consumption May Lower Stroke Risk
...inking more of either beverage seems to bestow benefits, studies show,,
FRIDAY, Feb. 20 (HealthDay News) -- Here's some good news for java junkies
and tea lovers alike: Two new studies suggest that both beverages may lower your stroke risk.
As coffee drinking increases, the prevalence of stro...
Adult Fast-Food Diets Tied to Too Much TV as Teen
... to blame, researchers say
FRIDAY, Jan. 30 (HealthDay News) - Teens who watch TV more than five hours a day are prone to become fast-food junkies
as adults, a new study suggests.
The connection? Too much time spent watching ads for fast food restaurants, snacks and other unhealthy food choice...
NEWSWEEK: Media Lead Sheet/March 24, 2008 Issue (on newsstands Monday, March 17)
...fense of Cheering" (p. 62). Assistant Editor Jennie
Yabroff reports that competitive cheerleaders are more like extreme
athletes: daredevil adrenaline junkies
who often perform exhausted or hurt
and love their sport with an addict's devotion. And unlike more-revered
athletes-such as football players or even ...
UW-Eau Claire graduates first online MBAs
... love with the methods and the flexibility that the online courses offered me, DeCann said. And I like that most of my fellow students also are online junkies
so if I need help or have a question they usually respond quickly. The faculty are always available via e-mail or telephone. I feel relatively close t...