Category Archives: Addiction

Food obsession in the news: Why we are suddenly angry about fried cheesecake

Late breaking news: Food Network star Paula Deen, famous for her lush, buttery Southern home cooking, has type 2 diabetes. Go figure. Her public role has created controversy, and makes us think about our food obsessions. Continue reading

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Addicted to your lover? 5 warning signs

Let’s say you have an amazing romantic relationship that you can’t live without.  Question: does that mean you are addicted to it?   We hate to think that way about something we value so much.  Addiction conjures up images of crack … Continue reading

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Addiction to Farmville, and other online temptations

Internet addiction is one of those insidious habits that sneaks up on a person.   Everybody knows that cocaine is a bad idea, gambling the risk of a stroke or a desperate existence, for a brief high.  But growing virtual chili … Continue reading

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