Mark Butler

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5 Clues You're Headed for a Relapse

Feeling itchy? Catch yourself staring longingly across a crowded restaurant at some old grumpy couple’s half-empty carafe of Cabernet? You, my …

Loneliness

Debunking the Rock Bottom of Addiction

This concept of “hitting rock bottom” is a common phrase in addiction awareness, intervention, treatment, media, etc. People often have a story of …

Alcohol Kills 1 Person Every 10 Seconds, Report Says

Dangerous alcohol consumption was responsible for 3.3 million deaths worldwide in 2012, according to a new World Health Organization report …

Researchers Promise New Genetic Test for Alcoholism for Which They Found No Scientific Evidence

In a public release, the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) reported:<p>A group of 11 genes can successfully predict whether an individual is at increased risk of alcoholism, a research team from the United States and Germany reported Tuesday."This powerful panel of just 11 …

Police charge man over brazen drugs heist from St Vincent's Private Hospital

Police have charged a man over a brazen drugs heist at St Vincent's Private Hospital in East Melbourne.<p>It is alleged that a man posing as a surgeon …

The Sugar-Addiction Taboo

When can you call a food addictive?<p>Now that the holidays have come and gone, it’s time to look in the mirror and ask ourselves, “Did I really need to eat the whole box of chocolates?” If you did it in one sitting, you may suffer from Binge Eating Disorder, a newly-sanctioned psychiatric diagnosis …

Court rules to allow patients to continue supervised heroin use

Entrenched addicts who were prescribed heroin as part of a B.C.-based clinical trial will be able to continue receiving the drug while a larger constitutional challenge is before the courts.<p>B.C. Supreme Court Chief Justice Christopher Hinkson released his decision on Thursday, finding risks …

8 Signs of Addiction

(YouTube link)<p>We already know that Shorty the cat is obsessed with bananas and balloons. Here she demonstrates the eight warning signs of addiction …

The Hidden Danger of Internet Addiction Mania: Sketchy Treatment Centers

China is leading the way in treatment bootcamps, but also abuse.<p>If your loved one is plagued by turtleneck syndrome, characterized by a hunched forward posture causing numbness in the fingers or wrists, they may be suffering from an addiction to their smartphone, tablet, or other wifi-connected …

Drug Addiction

Tor developing anonymous instant messenger

Tor has been making it easier and easier over the years to anonymously browse the web, and now it's working to make it just as easy to chat anonymously too. Tor is currently working on a secure instant messaging app for the desktop that will automatically route encrypted messages through its …

Encryption

Amazon Sets Its Sights on Music Streaming

The tech titan is reportedly in talks with record labels to launch a new service into the increasingly crowded market.<p>Amazon is reportedly in discussions with major music labels to launch its own streaming service, in a move that could have serious repercussions for music startups. According to …

Music Industry