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ADDICTION

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  1. TP ep 34 - loot boxes
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    23:04minutes

    Ep 34: The Hidden Dangers Of Loot Boxes

    Talking Point investigates the dangers of Loot Boxes. Why it’s making our kids spend big money and is it turning our children to gambling?   
  2. Treatments for drug, alcohol addiction to be covered under MediShield Life plan | Video
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    03:21minutes

    Treatments for drug, alcohol addiction to be covered under MediShield Life plan | Video

    Those suffering from addictions will get more help when treatments for drug and alcohol addiction are included in the MediShield Life health ...
  3. Ep 3
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    47:26minutes

    Ep 3: What Happens After Viral Fame?

    What can 15 seconds of internet fame do to your life? How do influencers become popular on the internet and can going viral change the world in ...
  4. Rising teen suicide rate shines spotlight on Pakistan’s gaming addiction | Video
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    03:41minutes

    Rising teen suicide rate shines spotlight on Pakistan’s gaming addiction | Video

    Video gaming has become increasingly popular among Pakistani teenagers and e-sports is set to be the next big thing in the country. But a recent ...
  5. Tackling America’s opioid abuse epidemic | Video
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    03:11minutes

    Tackling America’s opioid abuse epidemic | Video

    Three drug manufacturers have lost a bid to delay a landmark trial set for May on the opioid abuse epidemic in the US. The multibillion-dollar ...
  6. Virus Outbreak Overdose Deaths

    US overdose deaths appear to rise amid coronavirus pandemic

    US overdose deaths appear to rise amid coronavirus pandemic
  7. Hand washing bacteria soap 2

    Commentary: The coronavirus has made all of us OCD

    Since the start of the pandemic, it has become more challenging to assess behaviours that were once considered excessive, says a psychiatrist.
  8. A simulated individual counselling session. (Photo: We Care Community Services)

    ‘Not the same on Zoom’: For recovering addicts, why safe distancing could spell a relapse

    From traumatic flashbacks, to the overpowering urge for another hit, addicts share why they’re feeling the effects of physical isolation more than ...
  9. Phubbing social media smartphone (1)

    Commentary: Six signs of problematic smartphone usage common in children, young adults

    A quarter of children and young people show signs of problematic smartphone usage, say two experts.
  10. Sick day

    Commentary: The dark side of hangovers and why you should quit having one too many drinks

    Read what the science on Christmas binge drinking says. It's not a pretty sight, says Hal Sosabowski.