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  1. Robin Williams' death linked to rise in copycat suicides

    Suicide rates in the United States spiked almost 10 percent following the death in 2014 of actor Robin Williams, and spiked even more among men ...
  2. Commentary: Why quitting smartphones is the new quitting smoking

    We need real rules to nudge people away from addiction to their devices, says the Financial Times' Hannah Kuchler.
  3. Commentary: Personal Internet use at work makes life easier for hackers

    Surfing the Internet at work could expose your company to more cybersecurity risks, says one expert from De Montfort University.
  4. ESPN President John Skipper resigns to deal with substance addiction

    Walt Disney Co's John Skipper on Monday resigned from his role as ESPN president and co-chairman of the Disney Media Networks, citing substance ...
  5. Cigna to end OxyContin painkiller coverage, signs contract for alternative

    Amid a growing U.S. opioid addiction, health insurer Cigna Corp will stop covering OxyContin, the opioid painkiller sold by Purdue Pharma LP, as ...
  6. Commentary: Coffee, a health drink or an unhealthy addiction?

    Recent news reports suggest three cups of coffee a day keeps the doctor away. Public health expert Rob M van Dam evaluates this theory, and ...
  7. LaBeouf apologises for Georgia arrest, is seeking addiction treatment

    Actor Shia LaBeouf apologised on Wednesday for his expletive-filled rants hurled at the officers who arrested him in Georgia last week on charges ...
  8. PM says time to end France's addiction to spending

  9. Oklahoma sues opioid drugmakers; New Hampshire presses epidemic probe

    Oklahoma on Friday joined growing litigation over claims drugmakers misrepresented the risks of opioid painkillers, as New Hampshire cleared a ...